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Basic Enforcement of Judgments

For over 20 years, the IICLE® Basic Enforcement of Judgments program has been helping attorneys collect on judgments for their clients. Get answers to important collection and enforcement questions, learn what rights a creditor has when the debtor is in bankruptcy, hear practical advice and step-by-step information, recognize traps and learn to avoid common errors so you can better assist your clients in getting the money owed to them.
  • Credits: 5 General, 0 Diversity/Inclusion PR, 0 MH/SA PR, 1 Other PR
  • Product ID: P1806-18U
  • Formats:
    • DVD
    • Audio Download
    • Online On-Demand

Description

Recorded: March 15, 2018

Moderator: Robert G. Markoff, Markoff Law LLC, Chicago

Introduction to Judgments

  • What is a “judgment”?
  • Extent and perfection of a lien
  • Supreme Court Rule 304(a) & finality
  • Stay of Judgment
  • Installment orders
  • Revival of judgment

Steven M. Wallace, HeplerBroom, LLC, Edwardsville


Interjurisdictional Enforcement
Issues, problems, and procedures for:

  • Intercounty judgments
  • Interstate judgments
  • International judgments
  • Federal judgments

Steven M. Wallace, HeplerBroom, LLC, Edwardsville


Wage Deduction Proceedings & Garnishment

  • Procedure for Wage Deduction
  • Non-Wage Garnishment

Robert G. Markoff, Markoff Law LLC, Chicago

Citations to Discover Assets

  • Citations vs. Garnishment & Wage Deduction
  • Citations Proceedings: Direct & Against 3rd Parties

Robert G. Markoff, Markoff Law LLC, Chicago


Enforcement of Judgments Against Property

  • Using citations instead of levy
  • What is a “levy,” and when is it effective?
  • Pre-levy and presale planning
  • Bonds
  • 3rd parties and trial right of property
  • Levy exemptions
  • Real estate levies
  • Real estate exemptions
  • Foreclosing judgments against real estate

Jennifer M. Hughes, Gomberg Sharfman, P.C., Chicago


Pitfalls & Roadblocks to Enforcements

  • Death of judgment debtor
  • Insolvency
  • Assignment for the benefit of creditors
  • Assertion of state or federal exemptions

Jennifer M. Hughes, Gomberg Sharfman, P.C., Chicago


Discussion with the Faculty

Robert G. Markoff, Markoff Law LLC, Chicago
Jennifer M. Hughes, Gomberg Sharfman, P.C., Chicago
Steven M. Wallace, HeplerBroom, LLC, Edwardsville

Creditor Rights in Bankruptcy Proceedings

  • How do you protect your client’s judgment in a bankruptcy?
  • When should a client switch from collection counsel to bankruptcy attorney?
  • Dealing with preference demand

Cindy M. Johnson, Johnson Legal Group, LLC, Chicago


Replevin, Detinue, & Attachment

  • Use of replevin, detinue & attachment for quick recovery
  • Recovery without a hearing
  • Type of bond needed

Kevin M. Kelly, Markoff Law LLC, Chicago 

Professional Rules v. Collection Practice: Know & Avoid the Conflicts
(1.0 Professional Responsibility)

  • Multiple Claims against the Same Debtor
  • Trust Accounts
  • Fee Splitting
  • Advancing Court Costs
  • Extortion Litigation
  • Missed Deadlines
  • Meaningful Involvement and the Delegation of Responsibilities

Robert G. Markoff, Markoff Law LLC, Chicago, Panel Moderator
Sari W. Montgomery, Robinson Law Group LLC, Chicago
Michael Starzec, Blitt and Gaines, P.C., Wheeling


Practical Problems, Fact Patterns, & Discussion

  • Routine problems with enforcement
  • Traps to avoid
  • Proven methods to increase efficiency and success

Cindy M. Johnson, Johnson Legal Group, LLC, Chicago
Robert G. Markoff, Markoff Law LLC, Chicago, Panel Moderator
Michael StarzecBlitt and Gaines, P.C., Wheeling

Materials

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    Basic Enforcement Of Judgments
Online On-Demand
SKU: P1806-18E
$299.00 or 6.00 credits

DVD
SKU: P1806-18D
$275.58

Audio Download
SKU: P1806-18A
$299.00 or 6.00 credits

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