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A Court Appointed Orange County Judgement Enforcement Receiver Is Here to Help

FedReceiver professionals have been appointed in connection with millions of dollars of judgments on behalf of judgment creditors. These often complex and contentious cases require specific skills and knowledge including the ability to act very quickly, perform asset searches, utilize forensic accountants, private investigators, computer forensic imaging professionals, and others.

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Here’s how our Orange County Judgment Enforcement receivers can help you:

Enforcement of a judgment/in aid of execution – California Code of Civil Procedure Section 708.620 provides the circumstances in which a receiver in aid of execution may be appointed. California Code of Civil Procedure Section 708.510(a) authorizes the court to order a judgment debtor to assign to a receiver in aid of execution all or part of a right to payments- including rents, commissions, royalties, payments due from a patent or copyright, the loan value of an insurance policy, or wages due from the federal government that are not subject to an earnings withholding order. A receiver in aid of execution is vested with the same powers as the judgment creditor to collect the judgment.

  • Real Estate

    Real estate assets may be managed and sold to pay off judgment creditors.

  • Businesses

    A judgment debtor’s business may be subject to possession by a receiver who may then operate it or sell it to satisfy the judgment.

  • Personal Property

    Personal property may be seized in order to satisfy judgments.

  • Business Personal Property

    Business personal property may be confiscated and sold.

  • Receivables

    Receivables can be re-directed to the receiver for collection.

  • Intellectual Property

    Intellectual property may be sold to satisfy judgments.

  • Interests in LLC/Partnerships - Charging Orders

    Charging orders can be a powerful tool in satisfying judgments against judgment debtors that have interests in partnerships and/or LLC’s.

  • Art

    Art may be confiscated and sold.

  • Stock/Bonds/Securities

    Securities may be sold to satisfy judgments.

  • Misc. Investments

    Investments are subject to seizure by receivers in aid in execution of judgments.

When is an Orange County Judgment Enforcement Receiver needed?

An Orange County Judgment Enforcement Receiver is a powerful tool to enforcement judgments. A variety of assets can be seized to enforce the judgment. Distributions are made to secured creditors in order of priority/security.

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Clients Who Trusted Us

As an attorney representing secured creditors who provide C&I loans, I have needed to seek the appointment of a receiver due to loan defaults. Stephen Donell, Receiver, is a take-charge, dependable and results-oriented professional with whom we have a long-standing history. We highly recommend his services as receiver to other lenders and creditors.

Attorney, San Francisco CA
San Francisco, CA

As lenders’ counsel, our firm has worked with FedReceiver, Inc. for many years in connection with real property defaults and several cases involving the appointment of a Receiver. Mr. Donell and his team have distinguished themselves as knowledgeable and effective court appointed receivers.

Attorney, Los Angeles CA
Beverly Hills, CA

Our firm has had multiple opportunities to work with the professionals at FedReceiver and the results have been extremely positive in all of our partition referee and receivership matters.

Attorney, Los Angeles CA
Los Angeles, CA

I have worked with Stephen Donell in multiple cases where he was appointed as receiver over assets secured by loans originated from our lending institution. Mr. Donell’s expertise and experience have been invaluable in the protection of the bank’s loan security.

Lender, Orange County CA
Orange County, CA

Mr. Donell has served as court-appointed Receiver in multiple matters in connection with partnership litigation filed by our firm. Mr. Donell has demonstrated his knowledge regarding asset preservation, forensic investigations, and fiduciary duty violations, and his actions have resulted in positive results for my clients’ interests.

Attorney, Los Angeles CA
Los Angeles, CA

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Locations Served

With cases involving assets throughout the country and internationally, FedReceiver, Inc. provides nation-wide receivership services including international asset recovery.

Alameda, Butte, County of San Francisco, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Fresno, Humboldt, Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, Marin, Orange County, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernadino, San Diego, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Ventura County, and the California District Court.

Carson City, Clark, Douglas, Elko and Washoe County

Gila, Maricopa, Mohave and Pima County

States with cases/assets include Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin.

Who needs a court-appointed Orange County Judgment Enforcement receiver?

If you are a lender, attorney, investor, government agency or city attorney, FedReceiver,Inc. provides receivership services to address your unique circumstances.


Defaulted real estate /business loans, collateral and inventory problems, contaminated property may all require the services of a receiver.


Corporate, partnership, creditor rights, bankruptcy and transactional attorneys regularly seek out the services of court-appointed receivers.

Defrauded Investor/Consumer

If you are a defrauded investor/consumer, various government agencies may be able to assist with investigating alleged fraud.

Government Agency

State/federal governmental agencies appoint receivers in connection with criminal restitution, health & safety code violation, investor and consumer fraud as well as other regulatory matters requiring the appointment of a receiver.

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How we work together

From identifying problems to implementing solutions, our experienced team utilizes its decades of experience, expertise, training and resources to successfully administer its receiver, partition, provisional directorship, dissolution manager and distribution agent cases.

Reach out

Please reach out via our contact page or call us at our Los Angeles corporate office. Our state and federal cases involve assets throughout the county.

Set an Appointment

An initial call will allow for an initial assessment of the proposed case.

Sample Pleadings/Orders

With approximately 800 cases, FedReceiver has a vast library of exemplars including motions seeking appointment of receiver, orders appointing receiver and memorandum of points & authorities.


We offer excellent references with local and national law firms, accounting firms and clients.

Court Experience

Given our decades of experience and hundreds of cases, we have appeared in state/federal court and have excellent relationships with numerous courts/judges.

Get to know our expert court receivers in Orange County

A family business, founded by James Donell, we are leaders in the receivership industry.

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With prior experience as president of the California Receivers Forum (CRF) Los Angeles/Orange County Chapter, President of the National Association of Federal Equity Receivers (NAFER), panel members at receiver conferences, we are leaders in our industry.


Northern California

Sacramento, CA

Los Angeles

Wilshire Bundy Plaza 12121 Wilshire Boulevard, Subsuit 1120
Phone: 310.207.8481

Stephen J. Donell Los Angeles

President of FedReceiver, Inc., Jalmar Properties, Inc. and Donell Expert Services, Inc.

James H. Donell Los Angeles

Founder and CEO of FedReceiver, Inc. and Jalmar Properties, Inc.

Todd D. Donell Los Angeles

Executive Vice President of FedReceiver, Inc. and Jalmar Properties, Inc.

Sarah R. Bates Los Angeles

Vice President of FedReceiver, Inc. and Jalmar Properties, Inc.

Judgment Enforcement Receiver FAQs

What is a post-judgment receivership in California?

A post-judgment receiver works for the benefit of the judgment creditor. The receiver can take possession of the assets of the judgment creditor, take any positive cash flow, or sell the assets to satisfy the judgment, all pursuant to court approval. Read more.

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Who cannot be appointed as a receiver?

In the state of California, court-appointed receivers must be qualified to serve as receivers. Pursuant to the California Code of Civil Procedure § 566(a), numerous circumstances would prohibit an individual from qualifying to serve as a court receiver. This includes a party to the litigation, an attorney for a party, or a person interested in an action or related to any judge of the court. Read more.

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Review the chapter authored by Mr. Donell

Reviving the financially distressed business book by written by Receiver Stephen Donell, CCIM, CPM

Reviving the Financially Distressed Business

Reviving The Financially Distressed Business is the essential guide for business owners and corporate leaders whose companies are under—or anticipating—financial difficulties. See Chapter 11, Receiverships, written by Court Receiver Stephen Donell, CCIM, CPM

Steve Donell’s contribution to the book “Reviving a Financially Distressed Business” reflects not only his expertise as a receiver, but his sound judgment on how receivership can be used to effectively advance a financially troubled business.” 

– Brian Davidoff, Esq. Author and Editor

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