In Connecticut it is called a motion to examine judgment debtor. I just used it very effectively in January. Had a judgment against a limited liability company, but as an officer of the court i have subpoena power, and can order the various members of the llc into court and demand that they produce whatever financial records i want.
In the instant case the defendant was a very belligerent and non-compliant soul that drove the state marshal crazy in the preliminary steps before I could get involved with the motion. Of course on the court date the individual subpoenaed showed up both empty handed and empty headed. He produced none of the documents I requested and and refused to answer and of the questions I asked....music to my ears because I now have the right to have him jailed for contempt for the duration of the subpoena's term. He succeeded in infuriating the judge as well, and she ordered him to produce the documents within a court date of my choice.
I gave him two weeks. He again showed up empty handed. This time he was smart enough to bring an attorney...unfortunately it was too late. On that day his choice was produce the documents, pay the judgment or go to jail.
He paid the judgment.
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