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judgment debtor


Definitions of judgment debtor


(US LAW) a person against whom a claimant petitions a US court in one US state to allow a judgment given in another US state to be enforced. In the US, judgments can be recognized and enforced based on the Full Faith and Credit Clause in the United States Constitution.

As used in this chapter: (b) "Judgment debtor" means the person or persons against whom an action to enforce a sister state judgment can be brought.


someone who has been ordered by a court to pay back money owed to a creditor (known as the judgment creditor</>)

The judgment debtor can avoid the sale of his property by paying the judgment amount of $80,096.44 together with interest, costs and fees before the sale takes place.