It’s my judgment. I am the one who was done wrong by my legal
adversary. I am the person who had a legitimate complaint and took
my problem to court. I am the one that the court agreed with. It was
me who was awarded a money judgment to help make right the wrong that
I suffered. It is my judgment. It belongs to me.
My money judgment doesn’t belong to a lawyer.
It doesn’t belong to anyone else. It is my judgment.
If I choose I can pursue collection of my judgment
all by myself. If I want, I can turn over the collection to an attorney
or a collection agency. I can just as well assign my judgment to
a judgment enforcer who will then own the right to enforce my judgment
according to how he or she decides. Whatever I do with my judgment
is absolutely unequivocally up to me.
There is absolutely no reason for me to feel pressured
by any other person to do anything concerning my judgment. It is
my choice, my decision. I can do something which might lead to collecting
my judgment right now, or I can sit on it for awhile. I have years
to do something with it, or not do anything with it. I get to decide
if or when I enforce my judgment. I get to decide.
Whether I ever get any money out of my money judgment
is my own business. I have at least a small satisfaction is knowing
that I won my case in court. Surely I would feel a whole lot better
if I do collect all that is owed me by my judgment debtor, but how
that may be accomplished, and when, is up to me. After all, my judicial
judgment certainly is MY JUDGMENT!