Civil Lawsuit Basics: Enforcing Judgments

Thursday, March 5, 2020:  12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

What happens if a party refuses to, or can't, pay a civil judgment? In this class, learn about the procedures and methods involved in getting paid on a money judgment in California, and the legal protections available to those who have had a judgment entered against them.

Class covers:

  • Typical steps to enforcing a judgment (getting paid)
  • Characteristics of different enforcement tools, including liens, levies and more
  • When different methods of enforcement may be appropriate
  • Exemptions and other legal protections for judgment debtors who can't afford to pay

Class approved for Court Interpreter Minimum Continuing Education (CIMCE) credit.

Presented by Anahit Petrosyan:
Anahit Petrosyan joined LA Law library's Patron Services Department as a Reference Librarian in February of 2018. She participates in the delivery of Platinum program and other LA Law library Members Program services, and provides reference assistance in-person, and via phone, e-mail and chat at LA Law library's main and branch locations, including Van Nuys/North Hollywood and Pasadena public libraries. Anahit also teaches introductory legal research classes, such as Finding Forms, Types and Sources of Law, and Legal Research on the Internet, among others. She previously worked in various library paraprofessional capacities, for over fifteen years, at the University of Southern California libraries, including USC Gould School of Law (Asa V. Call) library. Anahit received her Bachelor's degree in History from the University of Southern California and earned her Master's in Library and Information Science degree from San Jose State University.

Registration fee: $20
Non-refundable, payment reserves spot
Parking options available during registration

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:
LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The information presented in this program is not legal advice and is provided solely as an educational service to our patrons. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

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