Hi my son had a car wreck 10 years ago. Hit a motorcycle the Mann was injuredbut got better. I owned the car.and was responsible for ins. Long story my mom had died about 3 weeks before that so I waus very emotionally upset. He didn't have ins. He was in college. So the ins. Company said if we could pay them 40 000. Dollars they would settle. Well me and my husband didnthave it. So they got in touch with us bout 1half yr laterand said they were going to garnish our cheks. I said ok.but my son was still in collegei told them he didn't have money so@ garnish me so they did.ive been garnished for 8 yrs. Well about 10 months ago my husband passed away. And they never garnished him.my son a.duos wife and 2 daughters moved back to help me.he was trying Tobit a home and on the title search it said he had a lien against him so they stopped.I called the lawyer and asked to take him off the. But he said he had to start paying.we offered 30 000 to settle.haven't answered yet. I'm asking is there a time limit on how long they have to get in touch w him? Is there something we can do legally? Thank you
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): New Mexico
Thank you for the post, I am happy to assist you by answering your questions. How much more is owed, and did they obtain a judgment against your son?
,Well after we couldn't pay the 40 000 they said on my garnish paper it was 350000. And the paper from court said me and my husband and my son. But they never said anything else. Till last week the lawyer said he could suspend his liscenes.the ins. Comp.is state farm.he said now it is 750000 dollars. We are taking them all our chi's stub income tax and what we pay monthly tom.
Thank you Pam, because a judgment was entered against you, your husband, and your son, the attorney has no further legal obligation to either of you and does not have to contact your son, except in the event the judgment is satisfied to confirm the same with the court. You can continue to contact the attorney to compel him to respond, but he is under no legal duty to do so. I'm sorry, I wish the answer was different. Please let me know if you have any follow up questions.
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