On 2/1/2000 17:16, EDWARDS, EDDIE J at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: K4SB [SMTP:email@example.com]
>> > Out of frustration she may then take it to court if she has more money
>> > sense. She will lose of coarse, but it'll cost you too! So what I'm
>> Don't think so. I believe in these cases you are entitled to
>> recover full costs of defending yourself.
> [Ed-K0iL] Hi Ed; I'm not a lawyer, but I don't think you're
>"entitled" to recover full costs in every state or every case. It may
>depend on how the judge rules in the case.
Ed is correct -- it all depends on the state and the judge. And there's
no telling how a jury will rule in any particular trial. Juries are funny
Of course, even if you win and get a judgement for court costs -- YOU
still have to collect. And that can involve even MORE legal action, MORE
(Example, here in Georgia, my mother-in-law won a $212,000.00 judgement
against a crooked businessman. To date, she's received about $2,000.00,
which doesn't even begin to cover the interest on the judgement. Nothing
directly from the crooked businessman, mind you -- merely the proceeds he
made from a property sale intercepted from a writ of fieri facias)
Disclaimer: I'm not an attourney, but I have paid several thousand
dollars to employ one.
Legal action is not entered into lightly.
Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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