Abstract- The winning party can obtain a lien on the losing party’s real property by filing an Abstract of Judgment. The Court will enter an Abstract at the winning party’s request when the Judgment becomes final, ten days (10) after entry. The Abstract should be filed in the County Clerk’s office of the County where the losing party lives and may own real property. The Judgment will then become a lien on the losing party’s property and he must pay it to transfer any real property. An Abstract is good for ten (10) years.
Writ of Execution- The winning party can obtain a Writ of Execution to authorize the Constable to seize any non-exempt property of the losing party. You-cannot personally seize any property to satisfy your Judgment and all such actions are taken by the Constable strictly according to Court order. If you lake any actions to seize any property, without the Constable, you will be in violation of the law, and subject to suit by the other party. Under a Writ of Execution, the Constable takes the non-exempt property into his possession, sells it and turns the proceeds over to the winning party.
The losing party, or any party who does not receive judgment for what he requests may file an appeal An appeal must be filed within ten (10) days of entry of judgment, to the District Court, by giving notice of appeal to this Court and posting the proper bonds.
If the losing party does not have a Judgment for money entered against him, he , must post a cost bond and pay the District Court Cost Deposit. If the losing party has a Judgment for money entered against him, he must post a cost bond, pay the District Court Deposit and post a bond to secure payment of the Judgment. The bond must be approved by the Court.
The appealing party must give notice of the appeal to the other party. If no appeal is taken within ten days, the Judgment is final.