I won my small claims court and this guy won’t pay and now I have to pay to have him arrested or if he has assets which I know this guy don’t what other options do I have to recoup my money thanks
There are services that will run asset searches to see if there might be something you can attach. If you know where he is working, you can give the judgment and warrant to a process server and they will arrest him and bring him to court.
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As stated some lawyers will work to collect a debt for a portion of the debt, but there is no other way to force someone to pay up unless they can be dragged to court (with the warrant) or have assets that can be levied against (such as a house or car). Depending on the size of the judgment and your situation you may be able to get relief from the HIC guaranty fund, but I believe you have to follow through with getting them in for a hearing first.
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