Judgment Proof Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Judgment Proof.

Judgment Proof (Adjective):

A term referring to a person who has so few assets or income that they are immune to a court's orders to pay a debt. Even if a court rules they owe money (a judgment), it cannot be collected as this person has nothing to give. This could be due to significant financial hardships like extreme poverty.