After the trial, the court may have
one party to pay money to the other
The party who wins the case and is
money is called the Judgment Creditor.
party who loses the case and owes the
is called the Judgment Debtor.
Enforcement of the judgment is postponed
until after the time for appeal ends
after the appeal is decided if one
This means that the judgment creditor
collect any money or take any action
after this period is over. Generally,
parties may be represented by lawyers
judgment and on appeal.
More information about your rights
judgment is available on the back of
Notice of Entry of Judgment form. The
may also have this information on a