Judgment Debt

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Meaning of Judgment Debt

A debt for the recovery of which a judgment has been obtained from a court . Sometimes, even if the action itself was not for the recovery of moneys, if costs had been awarded to the successful party , and the costs had been taxed, then the costs so taxed would be a judgment debt.

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