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I received a garnishment for a judgement from 2008. I was

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I received a garnishment for a judgement from 2008. I was unaware of this judgement until January 2015 when I received a letter from a law group. I asked them to verify the validity of this debt via certified letter and never had any response. My employer just sent me a writ of garnishment. Do I have any recourse?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 1 month ago.

If you were no aware of this judgment and thus were not served with the Summons and a copy of the Complaint for you to file an answer, you should have filed Motion to Vacate the Judgment and Motion to Stay the execution of the Writ. So, you need to file the Motions now to stop this garnishment.

You can obtain blank Motion forms at the Courthouse in the Clerk's office.

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