Even if you win the court does not collect money for you. You’re left on your own. Debtor protection laws may prevent one from seizing a debtors, TV, clothes cars or food from their table depending on location. Some are homeless and judgment-proof.
You can garnish their wages but not their social security checks or welfare payments. But there are many situations where you’ll be able to recoup your win in court. Best to get a manual and use all the tactics that the professionals use and stack the odds in your favor.