Collecting on a Small Claims judgment
So you won, maybe on a default if you’re lucky (your opponent didn’t show up). But there’re 2 parts to a lawsuit. First part is to win, second part is to collect – and you need to collect – otherwise it’s a waste of paper, a waste of time, and most of all, a terrible focus to your life. Yes, believe me, all lawsuits become that, sooner or later. Civilized torture. The collection is the payoff, the final act. Curtain!
How to collect