If you have a judgement against someone who passes away, generally speaking you need to timely file a claim against his estate. There are procedural requirement you must comply with. You need to contact a local attorney asap to protect your interests.
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If there were assets and no estate has been set up in an effort to avoid a judgment, the judgment creditor (you) can set up an estate and pursue its assets. If there were no assets, you are out of luck, of course. Talk to the lawyer who represented you in the fraud claim. Apparently he or she did a good job.
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If you are the Judgment Creditor you must file a claim against the estate of the decedent defendant. You can proceed against the estate as if you collect against any living debtor but must locate assets.
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