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Good afternoon. If you are not able to appear in court on Wednesday, you need to file a motion with the court, asking fora continuance. You need to show good cause and present a basis for it, which would allow the Judge to grant it. If it is a result of a health issue, you want to advise the court of the same and attach supporting documentation from your doctor, stating that you can not appear because of X, Y and Z. As such, you want to ask for the hearing to be reset. If you do not contact the court and file the motion and place everyone on notice, it would appear to the court that you are not interested in appearing and the garnishment will be granted. Of course, they can only garnish what you have and if you do not have anything and are not working, they would not take anything at this time. However, if and when you start working or have something to go after, they could take it when that happens.
I just wanted to follow up and see if you had any other questions or needed me to clarify something. I am here to help, so please let me know. Thanks!