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In law, a judgment is a decision of a court regarding the rights and liabilities of parties in a legal action or proceeding. Judgments also generally provide the court's explanation of why it has chosen to make a particular court order.


What is JUDGMENT? The official and authentic decision of a court of justice upon the re- spective rights and claims of the parties to an action or suit therein litigated and sub- mitted to its determination. People v. Ile- bel, 19 Colo. App. 523, 70 Pac. 550; Bullock v.


Judgment A decision by a court or other tribunal that resolves a controversy and determines the rights and obligations of the parties. A judgment is the final part of a court case. A valid judgment resolves all the contested issues and terminates the lawsuit, since it is regarded as the court's official pronouncement of the law on the action that was ...


Judgment: Judgment, in all legal systems, a decision of a court adjudicating the rights of the parties to a legal action before it. A final judgment is usually a prerequisite of review of a court’s decision by an appellate court, thus preventing piecemeal and fragmentary appeals on interlocutory


Summary Judgment. A procedural device used during civil litigation to promptly and expeditiously dispose of a case without a trial. It is used when there is no dispute as to the material facts of the case and a party is entitled to judgment as a Matter of Law.. Any party may move for summary judgment; it is not uncommon for both parties to seek it.


A motion asking the court to enter judgment as a matter of law. This motion is made before a case is submitted to the jury, and argues that no reasonable jury could find for the opposing party (i.e., whatever evidence exists for such ruling is legally insufficient). In federal court, this motion may be renewed after an adverse jury finding (having the same effect as a


The Law of Void Judgments and Decisions Supreme Court Decisions on Void Orders A judgment may not be rendered in violation of constitutional protections. The validity of a judgment may be affected by a failure to give the constitutionally required due process notice and an opportunity to be heard. Earle v. McVeigh , 91


Laws & Rules on Money Judgments The following is a list of some of the laws and rules that deal with money judgments in Minnesota. See also Laws, Rules & Legal Research. Minn. Stat. ch. § 548 (Judgments) Minn. Stat. ch. § 550 (Executions, Redemption, Exemptions)


JUDGMENTS. Judgments and decisions are organised according to decision date. Supreme Court judgments from 2000 and IPOS and PDPC decisions from 2018 onwards are archived on SLW permanently. If a judgment or decision is not available on SLW, it may be found on LawNet or is in the process of publication.


Under state law, a judgment is a lien on property, which opens up a host of possibilities for creditors. If your state allows it, the judgment can file a levy with the court and your employer, instructing the employer to garnish a portion of your wages, to pay the creditor with. Garnishments may also target bank accounts.