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The first thing you need to do is hire a lawyer to try and vacate the judgment. If they can't prove they served you or notified you of the lawsuit then the judge should vacate the judgment and allow the case to start over. While you are allowed to represent yourself, you shouldn't because this case is going to be fairly difficult and involve state and federal Constitutional issues.
Typically the statute of limitations doesn't apply against the state unless the state specifically says it does in some piece of legislation so the lawyer will want to look at that.
While the lawyer is trying to vacate the judgment they can also ask the court to stop the garnishment, which a court is likely to do since there is a due process issue involved in this case.
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