Enter A Judgment Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Enter A Judgment, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Enter A Judgment?

v. to officially record a judgment on the “judgment roll,” which entry is normally performed by the court clerk once the exact wording of the judgment has been prepared or approved and signed by the trial judge. All times for appeal and other post-judgment actions are based on the date of the entry of judgment and not the date when the judgment is announced.