The Gauss court rejected arguments that Levy should be limited to the context of the non-accused and settlement agreements signed by lawyers. Gauss vs. GAF Corp. (2002) 103 CA4th 1110, 1118, 127 CR2d 370. The Tribunal was not convinced that the broad and exclusive nature of CCR`s bargaining power should impose a different result and rejected the applicants` attempt to compare themselves with the situation of an insurer settling a dispute in which it had referred and compensated without reservation of rights. 103 CA4. to 1119. In Gauss, contrary to the insurance scenario, GAF remained responsible for millions of dollars in settlement commitments. The court concluded that these essential rights could not be lost on the basis of an agent`s signature. Don`t expect a free lunch.
Section 664.6 does not expand restrictions otherwise applicable to a court`s ability to enforce provisions that may be unlawful, contrary to public policy or unjust. See Timney v Lin (2003) 106 CA4th 1121, 1127, 131 CR2d 387. So don`t rely on public guidelines that favor an agreement to validate contractual terms that are otherwise unenforceable. A specified judgment is a judgment in which both parties (you and the debt buyer) have accepted the terms of the judgment and signed it. By accepting a judgment, you waive your right to a proceeding and agree to be bound by the terms of the established judgment. Another option is bankruptcy. If you are facing a big judgment or have several creditors that you cannot pay, this can be a good option to deal with your debt problem once and for all. In November 2015, the defendants requested that the verdict be overturned. They argued that the sentence was null and void because it constituted an unlawful sentence against Cal. Civ. Proc. Code section 1671 (b) is contrary.
Section 1671(b) prohibits lump-sum provisions for damages in the event of a breach of contract that are disproportionate to the damage. The court rejected the defendants` request to overturn the verdict. The defendants then appealed the court`s decision. A judgment and a decree are indeed a binding contract between you and your current ex-spouse.. . .