The clerk of the court does not place judgments on your credit report. It is generally picked up by the various credit reporters based upon court proceedings. Contact the credit agencies. File a dispute. Get someone locally to obtain a copy of your court file. You can hire a private investigator or an attorney to do that if you have no contacts locally. Make sure you know which courthouse handled your case.Ask a similar question
The credit bureaus are notarious for making mistakes when it comes to public records such as court judgments. You need to contact an attorney who handles Fair Credit Reporting Act cases. Most provide a free consultation and will take good FCRA cases on a contingency basis. Under the FCRA you can sue to get your credit report corrected, along with up to $1,000 in statutory damages, actual damages and attorney's fees. I have handled cases with facts very similar to your own, and it is often necessary to file a lawsuit to get the credit bureause to correct their mistakes.
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