Can you be taken to jail for a judgment?

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There is no such thing as debtors jail


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You can never be taken to jail for debt related issues. As Soaplady pointed out, debts are civil. If a creditor has obtained judgment against you, then he/she can put a lien on your house. The creditor can also granish your wages.


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Debts are civil, not criminal.  The answer is no.

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