Duhaime's Law Dictionary


Judgment Creditor Definition:

Any person entitled to enforce a judgment against another.

Related Terms: Judgment Debtor, Audita Querela, Poinding

As stated in the Manitoba Judgments Act:

"Judgment creditor means any person, whether plaintiff or defendant, who has recovered a judgment against another, and also any person entitled to enforce a judgment, and includes a corporation, foreign or domestic."

The person who owes the money and exposed to enforcement of the judgment is called the judgment debtor.

French: créancier judiciaire.

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