How Is a Default Judgment Collected in Texas?


A Default judgment is the decision that the judge makes when one of the people concerned does not appear in court. In most cases when one files a law suit, the person who has been sued has to respond or the court is forced to make a judgment in his or her absence. The petitioner is then given 30 days to seize property, not including homes, to recover his or her money. That is what is referred to as collecting a judgment
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The term describes the action taken by the court when the named defendant fails to respond to the lawsuit summons in writing and/or appearance upon the court date. A defendant is
default judgment: a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court)
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