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Judgment Enforcement

Learn how to turn your judgment into money. The economy is struggling, and consumers and businesses are feeling the pinch. Don’t get caught in the crunch – purchase these reference materials and learn valuable strategies for collecting money and avoiding liability. It’s true that anyone can do collection work … but to do it properly, you need to know more than the raw mechanics. With these reference materials you’ll learn the practical techniques you can use to collect from even the most elusive of debtors. Make sure your client is the one among many creditors the debtor actually pays – order today for this one-of-a-kind learning opportunity. Benefits for You •Steer clear of collection problems and enforce a judgment without worry •Know what to do when a debtor files for bankruptcy •Get a detailed picture of post-judgment remedies and procedures •Explore proper recording techniques to protect and enforce your judgment •Successfully avoid costly violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
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Agenda

The Who, What, When, Where and Why of Judgments
— Patrick J. Schoen
  • Who Must Be Listed on Judgments?
  • What Must Be Included In a Judgment?
  • When Is a Judgment of Record?
  • When Is a Judgment a Lien?
  • Where Is a Judgment a Lien?
  • Docketing in Other Counties
  • Federal Judgments
  • Registration of Foreign (Sister State) Judgments
  • Registration of Judgments of Foreign Countries
Enforcement of Judgments
  • Supplemental Exams
  • Small Claims Alternative – orders for Financial Disclosure
  • Motions for Contempt and Body Attachments
  • Executions
  • Wage Garnishments
  • Garnishment Against Nondebtor Spouses
  • Non Wage Garnishments
  • Charging Orders
Enhancing the Judgment
  • Receiverships
  • Severing Joint Tenancies
  • Extending the Judgment Lien
Stay of Enforcement of Judgments
  • Factors That Will Be Considered
  • Post Judgment Interest Pending Appeal
Relief From a Judgment
Debtor Files Bankruptcy After a Judgment – What Now?
— Richard A. Check
  • The Effect of a Bankruptcy Automatic Stay Under the New Bankruptcy Laws
  • Lifting the Automatic Stay
  • Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, Understand the Differences in Enforcing a Judgment
  • Bankruptcy Considerations Under the New Code
  • Exceptions to the Bankruptcy Discharge
Ensuring Compliance With the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
— Daniel J. Miske
  • Background of the FDCPA
  • Parties Covered by the Act
  • Understanding the Actions Permitted or Restricted by the Act
  • The Fair Debt Letters to Use
  • Avoiding Individual Liability With a Bona Fide Error Defense
  • Relevant Wisconsin Cases
  • Wisconsin Consumer Act and Other Relevant Wisconsin Laws
Defending a FDCPA Case and the Tools Available
— steven M. DeVougas
  • Offer of Judgment – how to Craft a Good One
  • The Effect an Unliquidated Manages Claim for Emotional Distress Can Hinder an Effective Settlement
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Faculty

Richard A. Check

Bankruptcy Law Office of Richard A. Check, S.C.

  • Majority shareholder of the Bankruptcy Law Office of Richard A. Check, S.C.
  • Provides effective advice and representation in the areas of debt resolution, relief from creditors and asset protection
  • Helps clients to resolve issues of debt through bankruptcy
  • Regular guest lecturer at Concordia College
  • J.D. and B.S. degrees, Indiana University

Steven M. DeVougas

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

  • Attorney with Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • Handled numerous cases defending debt collectors for FDCPA violations
  • Regularly presents on financial legal matters
  • J.D. degree, Marquette University Law School; B.A. degree in economics and English, University of Michigan

Daniel J. Miske

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.

  • With Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.
  • Practices in collections, business law, civil litigation and condominium law
  • Given numerous seminars on collections
  • Writer of “Collection Action” chapter in Wests Wisconsin Practice: Methods of Practice
  • Former chairman of Milwaukee Bar Association’s Professionalism Committee
  • J.D. degree, DePaul University College of Law; B.S. degree in accounting, Marquette University

Patrick J. Schoen

Quarles & Brady LLP

  • Attorney with Quarles & Brady LLP
  • 35 years of collection experience
  • Practice concentrated on commercial litigation with special emphasis on commercial and post-judgment collections
  • Recovered over a million dollars from an individual under a personal guaranty through garnishment and receivership actions
  • Chairman of the Milwaukee Bar Association Court’s Committee continuously from 1999 through 2011
  • Received Milwaukee Bar Association Distinguished Service Award for work as chair of the Courts Committee relating to 2006 budget for the Milwaukee Circuit Courts
  • Pre-eminently rated in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
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Product ID: 386917
Published 2011
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