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Our judgment database currently contains limited(a) amount of judgments and released judgments from various court levels (small claim, superior court, and etc.) for various types of cases(b). A released judgment is one that has been satisfied (has been paid off by the debtor).
(a) Currently we are collecting approximately 50% to 75% of judgments filed from the coverage area.
(b) Case types are not know in these filings, therefore you can neither use it as a selection parameter nor receive such information in your results. E.g. you can't distinguish among tort cases and landlord/tenant disputes.

Selection criterion
Use a combination of the following parameters in selecting your leads.  Please note all parameters below apply to the debtor/defendant only, and NOT the creditor/plaintiff.  The only information available in regards to the creditor, is the creditor's name.
  • Region: By state, county, city, first 3 digits of the zip code
  • Date: A specific period, or from a certain date to current. Customers receiving regular updates will receive all new filings that have become available since last update.
  • Type: New filings, or released judgments.
  • Amount: For instance, $5,000 and above, or a range, between $5,000 to $100,000.
Sample 1: Judgments in California from 6/1/98 to 3/15/99, over $5,000. This is a sample of a one time purchase with no follow-up updates.
Sample 2: Judgments over $3,000, from CA, FL, NY, WA, and AZ from 2/1/99 to current, then on regular basis (e.g. weekly) we will run this list and send you all new filings that match the above criterion. Your future updates will never include any records that you have already received.

Tips on how to select judgments
  • Please note that your list will include businesses as well as individuals on the creditor AND the debtor side.   Business vs. individual is not a selection criterion, therefore you can not choose one or the other.
  • We have made some options available that allows you to exclude certain type of creditor's.  This is done by selecting certain words to be EXCLUDED from the creditor's name, meaning you will NOT receive a filing that contains your selected word(s) in the creditor's name. For instance, you may exclude creditors that are "larger" companies. To do so, you would exclude creditor's that contain such words (as shown below) in the creditor's name.
    • insurance - to exclude companies that have the word "insurance" in their name.  Please note you may exclude smaller insurance companies as well, and you may still receive filings from insurance companies that don't have the word "insurance" in their company name.
    • finance - to exclude companies with the word "finance" in their name.
    • hospital - to exclude hospital liens.
    • bank - to exclude companies with the word "bank" in their name.
    • financial - to exclude companies with the word "financial" in their name.
    • acceptance - to exclude companies with the word "acceptance" in their name.
    • credit - to exclude companies with the word "credit" in their name.
    • Or you may even select an actual company name, e.g. Acme Inc. Sometimes a large company has many judgments in a particular area.  You can exclude all judgments with that creditor.
    • Please note: This method is NOT 100% effective, it may exclude some creditor's that you would have liked to have, or include some creditor's that you may not consider potential clients. But experience has shown, that if words chosen carefully, it can reduce the number of "unwanted"  judgment filings by up to 50% (the eliminated 50% is the group of filings that you would have NOT considered "potential clients" had you received them, such as banks or insurance companies).
    • Limitations: You can select up to 8 words to be excluded from your creditor list. Different variations of the same word is considered separate words, e.g. "insurance" and "ins" are NOT considered as one word; so if you'd like both excluded - you need to list them as two separate words. You may NOT use generic words/phrases  such as "company", "corporation", "Inc", "incorporation", "incorporated", "Corp", "partnership", "dba", "LLC", and etc.
  • Unsatisfied judgments: Click here if you'd like to see some additional information regarding unsatisfied judgments.
  • Returned mail: As you go further back in time (get older filings) the percentage of returned mail increases, click here to see additional information regarding returned mail.  

Information received
Each lead in your list will contains the following information:
  • Debtor's/defendant's name
  • Debtor's/defendant's complete address, including a nine-digit zip code (required for pre-sorted and bulk mail)
  • County name (upon request)
  • Filing date of the judgment, if you're requesting released judgments you will receive 2 dates, the initial filing date and the release date
  • Amount
  • Document number (if available)
  • Court name, this is the court where the judgment was filed (if available)
  • Creditor's/plaintiff's name
  • Creditor addresses and phone numbers: Take advantage of our phone append services which will append such creditor information as phone numbers, addresses, business contact names, fax numbers, and SIC to your creditors in your judgment list. Please note that this information is NOT obtained from the judgment dockets but from other public records, ONLY the creditor name is obtained from the judgment docket. We generally can append 35-45% creditor information to your judgment list.  The appending process is performed by searching for the creditor's name within the state where the judgment is filed.
  • Debtor phone numbers: Take advantage of our phone append services, which will append such debtor information  as phone numbers, contact names to businesses, fax numbers, and SIC to the debtors in your judgment list. Phone append services performed on the debtor as well as the creditor is considered as two separate phone appends.

Coverage area
Our judgment database currently includes limited filings from:
AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SD, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, and WY.

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