How Long Will Public Judgment Stay on Your Credit Report

Public records like federal court judgments find their way on your credit report.  Whether you satisfy the judgment of paying off the debt or not will not make a difference on when it is removed from the credit report.  The public judgment will stay on your credit report for a period of seven years from the filing date.  The only difference that paying off and satisfying a court judgment makes is that a paid judgment looks better on your credit report and will have a more favorable impression on your future lenders.
If you have satisfied a particular judgment but the pages that this is not reflected in your credit report then you should dispute the information with the credit bureau.  You will be asked to provide proper documentation to prove that the judgment has been satisfied.
Order a copy of your personal credit report and check whether the status of the judgment is correct on your credit report not.

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