UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
August 5, 2008
ENTERTAINMENT ONE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP AND URBAN DISTRIBUTION, INC., PLAINTIFFS,
JEROLD D. RICHMAN D/B/A J RICHMAN DISTRIBUTERS AND WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hillman, District Judge
This matter having come before the Court on plaintiffs' motion to enforce the judgment and freeze the assets of defendants; and
On October 4, 2007, the Court having entered a judgment of default against defendants in favor of plaintiffs in the amount of $268,370.41 (Canadian dollars) for compensatory damages and $59,043.63 (Canadian dollars) in interest; and
Plaintiffs now requesting that the Court freeze defendants' assets pursuant to Federal Civil Procedure Rule 62; but
The Court noting that Rule 62 concerns a court's power to stay proceedings to enforce a judgment, and it does not address a court's power to freeze the assets of a defendant which has a default judgment entered against it*fn1 ;
IT IS HEREBY on this 5th day of August, 2008
ORDERED that plaintiffs' motion to enforce the judgment and freeze the assets of defendants  is DENIED.
NOEL L. HILLMAN, U.S.D.J.