CONFESSION OF JUDGMENT

CONFESSION OF JUDGMENT

confession of judgment.

1. A person’s agreeing to the entry of judgment upon the occurrence or nonoccurrence of an event, such as making a payment. [Cases: Federal Civil Procedure 2396; Judgment 29. C.J.S. Judgments ¡ì¡ì 138, 152¨C153, 169.]

2. A judgment taken against a debtor by the creditor, based on the debtor’s written consent. [Cases: Federal Civil Procedure 2396; Judgment 29¨C70. C.J.S. Judgments ¡ì¡ì 138¨C181, 363¨C369.]

3. The paper on which the person so agrees, before it is entered. ¡ª Also termed confessed judgment; cognovit judgment; statement of confession; warrant of confession; judgment by confession. See COGNOVIT. Cf. WARRANT OF ATTORNEY.


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