Tag Archives: Judgment
Can I Sell My House When It Has A Lien Against It?
A great question from a listener in the Florida Panhandle: I have a judgment filed against me 12 years ago. Can I sell my house without paying the judgment? The simple answer is yes, as long as (1) the property being sold is homestead property, and (2) the owner files a Notice of Homestead… Read More »
Mortgage Deficiency, 1099 & Mortgage Insurance
The Mortgage Debt Relief Act seems to be gone for good. I’ve heard no news that Congress chose to keep it beyond December 31, 2016. What impact does this have on a homeowner who chooses to do a short sale, a deed in lieu of foreclosure, or loses the house in foreclosure? Typically the… Read More »
Can Bankruptcy Eliminate A Personal Injury Judgment?
We encounter personal injury judgments in two contexts: (1) the injured party or injured party’s insurance company has a judgment against you for a car accident, or (2) whether personal injury judgments can be wiped out in a bankruptcy case. The simple answer is that, yes, personal injury judgments can be discharged, or eliminated,… Read More »
Wage Garnishment & Asset Protection
Thank you to our Yesner Law Podcast listener Larry, who asked us the following question about wage garnishment and asset protection: “I filed bankruptcy about four years ago. I was renting a home outside the State of Florida at the time and there was an accident at my home in Florida and it burned… Read More »