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I have a judgement from a previous landlord who has a judgement

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I have a judgement from a previous landlord who has a judgement for the remainder of a lease. I am paying $300. monthly, balance 9,300 I am currently employed with a homebuilder who pays draw bi weekly against future commissions, I am currently in the negative, 12,900, which would have to be repaid if I leave the company. I also have a 8,900 tax bill I am paying monthly. Can the landlord place a garnishment on my draw amounts?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Delta-Lawyer replied 7 months ago.
I hope this message finds you well, present circumstances excluded. I am a licensed attorney with over a dozen years of experience. It is a pleasure to assist you today. The creditor can garnish up to 25% of your draw earnings through garnishment according to the US Department of Labor. So, the answer is unfortunately, yes...the landlord can garnish draw amounts. Let me know if you have any other questions or comments. If none, please rate my answer positively (three or more stars) so I can receive credit for my response. Thanks!
Expert:  Delta-Lawyer replied 7 months ago.
Just checking in on you to see if you have any other questions. I want you to be as comfortable as possible moving forward. Thanks!

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