Unregistered Judgement

Discussion in 'Wills, inheritances and gifts' started by irishmajor, 17 Sep 2018.

  1. irishmajor

    irishmajor New Member

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    Hi there,

    First post, not even sure if this is the right section but I have two queries:
    1. How would one go about finding an unregistered judgement against a deceased person?
    2. What would happen the estate if there was an unregistered judgement against a deceased person?
     
  2. Brendan Burgess

    Brendan Burgess Founder

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    The person with the judgement is a creditor and the Executor must pay the creditors before paying the beneficiaries.

    Brendan
     
  3. irishmajor

    irishmajor New Member

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    That's not the query.

    The issue is, we do not know if there is a judgement (unregistered), there is no registered judgement but we were lead to believe there was one. So now we are trying to search for an unregistered judgement. It would be going back about 7 years too.
     
  4. Brendan Burgess

    Brendan Burgess Founder

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    That was the question I was answering.

    There doesn't have to be a judgement for him to have a creditor. Do you know if he owed money to someone 7 years ago and did not pay it? If so, then you should contact the creditor and pay it now.

    Brendan
     
  5. irishmajor

    irishmajor New Member

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    I'll do that immediately
     
  6. john luc

    john luc Frequent Poster

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    If the debt is 7 years old and the creditor has not registered it then it is no longer owed as far as I know.