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How do I get my money in civil court after criminal case?

Written by Jamaica Legal Wiz

QUESTION: Dear Legal Wiz,
Greetings,
I won the case at criminal court, but I never did get my money. The judge didnt order it. What do I need to get my money back?
Clement

RESPONSE: Dear Clement,
Clement, as was mentioned before you can visit the Civil court and be guided. You now ask what you need. It would prove helpful if you have a document testifying of your claim that you won so to speak.
Visit the records office at the criminal court, and ask them for a results letter.
This letter will give exact detail of what happened in court. So give them your name and a copy of your id. Fill in the form they will give to you and then they will tell you when to collect the letter. That letter is then to be taken to civil court to assist you in your case.

Legal Wiz

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