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I worked for employer for 30 days and he never paid me. At

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I worked for employer for 30 days and he never paid me. At employment he said, if I leave before 18 months, I pay 9000 dollars as he will spend on my training etc etc. when I found out he is not interested in paying, I left. Now he got a court judgement to pay him 9000 dollars.
You say he got a court judgment. Did you go to the court hearing to contest his lawsuit?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
No, I did not even know I was served as i moved to other state. Also he never gave any training and refused to pay until he find me consulting job. For 30 days I went to his office and then I find another job and left the employer. I found about it when I applied for home refinance.
OK. To contest this, you are going to have to go back to the court where he filed it and file a Motion to Vacate Judgment based on the fact that he did not serve you with the lawsuit and that he was aware that you no longer lived at the address where he served you.

You also need to file an unpaid wages claim with the department of labor in the state where you worked and ask for the wages to be paid.

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Thanks,
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Thanks. 1 last question, can he legally recover the amount from me forcing me to pay 9 grand. My wages are approx 7 grand for 30 days. Because I left him for non payment of wages and found out he has no training programs and no customers in my area of expertise.
Probably not, but you must contest it in court. He filed a fraudulent lawsuit with the court, so you need to prove it to have the judgment removed. You can counter sue him for malicious prosecution and fraud.
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