Success in every case ultimately comes down to a collection. Obtaining a Judgment is only half the battle. A client who obtains a Judgment in his/her favor whether by default, motion or trial will not be made whole unless steps are taken to ensure the Judgment is paid. Join attorney Jeffrey H. Ward as he discusses mechanisms for collecting Judgments that are entered in the Courts of New Jersey and New York.
Mr. Ward begins with a review of how Judgments can be entered in both states. This will include the domestication to New Jersey and New York of Judgments from sister states, as well as entry of Judgments by default or motion. He then discusses the most effective ways of finding a debtor’s assets and the procedures for enforcing judgments and levying assets once such assets are found.
Throughout his presentation, Mr. Ward will compare and contrast the mechanisms for enforcing Judgments in both New Jersey and New York. This is an excellent introductory course for attorneys seeking to collect a debt on behalf of a client in either jurisdiction.
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Jeffrey H. Ward is an Attorney admitted to practice law in the States of New Jersey and New York, and the District of Columbia. Mr. Ward graduated from Kean College of New Jersey in 1995 with a B.A. and from the City University of New York School of Law with a JD in 1998. While in law school, he was a member of the Moot Court team, and he worked for a New Jersey County Prosecutor’s Office and a New Jersey Superior Court Judge.
Mr. Ward opened up his own solo law practice in 1999. Mr. Ward has been practicing in the field of collection litigation since 1999. Mr. Ward litigates collection matters throughout the entire states of New Jersey and New York and he has tried many collection matters to verdict. His firm represents businesses, insurance companies, banks, student loan companies, and debt buyers in their collection matters. Mr. Ward serves as an Adjunct Instructor at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Paralegal Studies Program, where he teaches Introduction to Law.
good basic course imparted useful information
The lecture was informative
Wow -- very thorough and well done
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