What If the Judgment Debtor Transferred All of the Accounts and Assets?

Frequently, a judgment debtor hides assets by transferring money and property to shell companies or to relatives. If that occurs, the Receiver can sue the other companies and relatives to claw back improperly transferred funds.

Texas has a law called the Texas Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act. All states have a similar law. This law makes it illegal for a person or company to transfer assets to avoid a creditor or claimant. The law authorizes a Receiver or creditor to recover the money, plus legal fees. The law contains favorable provisions that make it easier to prove fraudulent transfers by the judgment debtor. This law, in fact, transfers the burden of proof to the debtor to prove that a transfer was legitimate.