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A court has ordered Amber Heard to pay Johnny Depp millions. But what if she can’t pay?

Celebrity lawsuits have a habit of drawing public attention, and nowhere is that more evident than in the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard defamation trial. With Cameras in the courtroomThe discourse surrounding their tumultuous relationship has dominated the news cycle and social media. Ultimately, the verdict fell on Depp’s side, and Heard was ordered to pay over $10 million in damages. The court ordered the Aquaman Actress Reportedly Paying Millions to Her Ex-Husband, But What If She Can’t Pay?

Even by celebrity standards, $10 million is a huge sum of money. And since Amber Heard was found guilty of defamation on all three counts, the Virginia jury eventually decided that Johnny Depp would receive a huge payout. But what if she can’t produce all those millions? persons recently spoke to legal analyst Emily D. Baker, who offered some insight into what could happen if Depp insists on enforcing judgment on that sum. As she put it

If they want to carry out the sentence. This begins an entirely separate process in court, which may seize property and determine how it must be paid for. I imagine — and if I’m Team Jerk, I would — they’d try to get an injunction to stop Amber Heard from repeating statements the jury found defamatory, and then state that payments will not be made and no judgment will be outstanding.

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