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We do not have a Precedent to assign a County Court judgment on Lexis® PSL. However, see Precedent: Assignment agreement.
A judgment is a chose of action which can be assigned. See Practice Note: In what circumstances can you assign a claim or cause of action?
There are two types of assignment which can be effective: legal and equitable. The former will result in the assignee becoming the sole owner of the judgment. The assignor will no longer have any interest in the judgment and will not be party to enforcement proceedings. See Practice Note: How do I assign a claim or cause of action?
Any other assignments are equitable. In the context of judgments, the assignor under an equitable assignment will ordinarily be required to remain a party to the proceedings with the assignee being added as co-claimant.
To constitute a legal assignment, the assignment document must comply with the criteria prescribed in sec
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