Show Me the Money Collecting Judgments Against the Savvy Judgment Debtor By Bruce Wallace and Kyle Brannon So you have a money judgment that is not satisfied. With a savvy judgment debtor, the process of collecting that judgment can be challenging. My wife, children and I play Monopoly. Two of my sons like to hide the $500 bills in their pock-ets during the game. Just when we think they are bankrupt after land-ing on a hotel, they produce the cash to avoid bankruptcy and live for another roll of the dice. In real life, savvy debtors rarely produce cash to pay their debts. Instead, they have placed their wealth in investments that may be difficult to discover, attach and levy. But with careful investigation and planning, judgment creditors can reach assets that lay unseen. This article assumes the credi-tor’s lawyer has taken the basic steps to record the judgment in each county where the debtor may own property, and the lawyer has 32 SC Lawyer Playing the shell game – recovering assets in the hands of third parties South Carolina’s Statute of PHOTO BY GEORGE FULTON received a nulla bona from the coun-ty sheriff. 1 This article also assumes the creditor’s lawyer has properly filed any foreign judgment. 2 Finally, to the extent possible, this article will not address supplementary proceedings, except where they may be necessary in aid of collect-ing the assets discussed herein. Following these initial steps, this article addresses how to discover and “reach” some personal assets not readily available to satisfy a money judgment. Regardless of whether the assets are held by third parties, in trust, or constitute ownership in a limited liability company or professional corpora-tion, there are procedures for attaching such assets as part of satisfying a money judgment.