judgment debtor
judgment debtor n: one who is obligated to pay a debt or damages in accordance with a judgment entered by a court

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

judgment debtor

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


judgment debtor
A person or entity that loses a lawsuit and owes a judgment for money damages to the judgment creditor.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


judgment debtor
A party against which an unsatisfied court decision is awarded; a person who is obligated to satisfy a court decision.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


judgment debtor
I
A party against which an unsatisfied court decision is awarded; a person who is obligated to satisfy a court decision.
II One who owes money as a result of a judgment in favor of a creditor.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

judgment debtor
n.
   the losing defendant in a lawsuit who owes the amount of the judgment to the winner.
   See also: judgment creditor

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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