judgment debtor

   The losing defendant in a lawsuit who owes the amount of the judgment to the winner, the judgment creditor.

Business law dictionary. 2015.

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  • Judgment debtor — Judgement Debtor, in English or American law, a person against whom a judgment ordering him to pay a sum of money has been obtained and remains unsatisfied. Such a person may be examined as to whether any and what debts are owing to him, and if… …   Wikipedia

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  • judgment debtor — A person against whom a court judgment has been entered, ordering payment of money that he or she owes (the judgment debt) …   Accounting dictionary

  • judgment debtor — Fin in a legal action, the individual or business ordered to pay the judgment creditor the money owed …   The ultimate business dictionary

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  • judgment — judg·ment also judge·ment / jəj mənt/ n 1 a: a formal decision or determination on a matter or case by a court; esp: final judgment in this entry compare dictum, disposition …   Law dictionary

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