Supplementary Proceedings

Supplementary Proceedings

A proceeding in which a Judgment Debtor is summoned into court for questioning by a Judgment Creditor who has not received payment.

A supplementary proceeding provides the creditor with a chance to discover whether the debtor has any money or property that can be used to satisfy the judgment. If the debtor is found to have money or property, the court can order the debtor to use it to satisfy the judgment.

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46) Scholarly authorities have similarly concluded that when supplementary proceedings are "carried to their proper conclusion, they can result in a judgment against third persons who hold property belong[ing] to the debtor.
69(a) (providing that state law concerning supplementary proceedings will govern to the extent that it is not preempted by federal law).
to set forth all transactions that may become part of the evidentiary hearing in the supplementary proceedings, in part because additional information may be obtained through future discovery from the Impleader Defendants.
47) Charles Kline, Collection Pursuant to Florida's Supplementary Proceedings in Aid of Execution, 25 U.
52) It should be noted that many of the problems with the proceedings supplementary statute identified in this article were previously diagnosed over 40 years ago in Charles Kline's excellent law review article, Collection Pursuant to Florida's Supplementary Proceedings in Aid of Execution, 25 U.
37 The Supreme Court held that supplementary proceedings are "in the nature of proceedings in discovery of property which should be made available to the execution .

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