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Depends on what part of the judgement you're talking about. Arguably, as to saved versus unsaved, the unsaved are already judged in this life, as John 3:18 "Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because they have not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son."

Muddy the waters even further?
Was it like herding cats for Jesus and he had to separate them again?
FYI it was for those SURVIVORS who get left on planet earth when 1 Thess.4:14-17 transpires ( Jesus taking His bride - born again believers to His Father's house in Heaven where He prepared a place for her ) ! Jesus comes back to earth ( Rev.19:14-21 & 20:1-6 to REIGN for 1000 years before the new earth in Rev.21:1 gets created with no seas! Thus those who survive the tribulation that the AC rules over will get judged ( not the born again believers again, that He takes to Heaven to go before His judgment seat for their rewards or lack of rewards based on their works while in their mortal bodies )! The sheep that did not take the AC's Mark enter the 1000 year kingdom to repopulate it and the surviving Goats that took the AC's 666 Mark get sent to hell! Thus separating the sheep & Goats and not your cats ( Jesus's Bride - the born again believers ) again! Case closed!
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The Greek word Βῆμα (court) has a special meaning for the Corinthians. There was a place in Corinth, capital of the Roman province of Achaia, that had that name. About that place it is said that:

"During Paul‘s stay in Corinth, he was brought for judgment before the proconsul Lucius Junius Gallio Annaeanus, also known as Gallio, on the accusation of conducting illegal teachings. Gallio, however, refused to judge what he considered to be a mere religious dispute among the Jews. According to tradition, the site of Paul s trial was the Bema, a large elevated rostrum standing prominently in the centre of the Roman Forum of ancient Corinth and from where the city’s officials addressed the public." (Read Acts 18:12-17).

The Corinthian Christians must have been quite impressed when Paul told them by letter: “We must all be made manifest before the judgment seat [a form of the Greek word Bema] of the Christ.” (2 Cor. 5:10) They could walk into the marketplace and see the Bema, or judgment seat, where mere men rendered judgment. How much more significant to be judged by the glorified Jesus Christ! (g76 7/22 A Journey to Ancient Corinth).

So, when Paul talks about the Bema of Christ, he is referring to a different kind of Judgement, the one that Jesus will execute over the whole earth.

About the word translated in some versions like: "we must all APPEAR before the judgement seat of the Christ", that word is the Greek verb φανερόω which means "being made manifest", and it is used in the verse that follows:

2 Cor. 5:11 Therefore, since we know the fear of the Lord, we keep persuading men, but we are well-known to God. However, I hope that we are well-known also to your consciences.

So, "appearing before the judgement seat of the Christ" imply much more than a physical position, but being known by Jesus as loyal and faithful. It is not necessary to be in heavens to be judge by Jesus since the Scriptures say that is coming to the earth to judge its inhabitants.

Matt. 25:31 “When the Son of man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit down on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another, just as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33 And he will put the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on his left.