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I have been recently notified by my employer of a wage garnishment.

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I have been recently notified by my employer of a wage garnishment. This is the third wage garnishment made by the same debt collector. The thing is the county I am being garnished in I no longer reside in. The first two times we were garnished we never received the summons because we do not reside in the county the summons was given and therefore never went to court. We spoke to the county court letting them know we do not reside in the county and gave them proof for an exemption. The debtor attempted to collect in another county of which we never reside in also. The address on the summons is not an address in the county the summons is taking place and is a decade old address. What are my rights?
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking.

You need to go back to court to file an objection to wage garnishment AGAIN and you need to file this time also a motion for sanctions for the collector continuing to file in the wrong county and for all of your costs and damages you have incurred in having to continue to fight their improperly filed wage garnishments. You can recover your lost wages and even attorney's fees as sanctions against them for their continuing to improperly file in wrong counties.

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