confession of judgment

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Noun1.confession of judgment - a judgment entered after a written confession by the debtor without the expense of ordinary legal proceedings
judicial decision, judgment, judgement - (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Many of these business owners face financial ruin because they had signed a Confession of Judgment or agreed to a UCC Lien or personal guarantee.
This appeal arose from a judgment that was entered after the filing of a confession of judgment that was executed more than four years earlier.
"Beginning in 2004, I began taking money from FLC through writing myself checks from the company's account," Owens admitted in the affidavit of confession of judgment.
As noted, we recommend the inclusion of a confession of judgment provision in a settlement agreement.
"On this ground, both parties may mutually seek for the annulment, and while no judgment on the pleadings, summary judgment, or confession of judgment shall be allowed, the parties shall both be required as far as practicable to present affidavits or certifications from parents, children of legal age, and other relatives attesting to the fact of the separation period without prejudice to whatever documents the court may further require," it said.
Or in the alterative, by running into the courthouse to find a judge to render a "show cause" order based upon a confession of judgment in the note, impermissible in Florida, also lacks due process.
Goshen Equipment Inc.: Confession of judgment. Defendant acknowledges debt of $141,293 to plaintiff.