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State of NJ has a judgement against me & my defunct business

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State of NJ has a judgement against me & my defunct business from 2004. I live in Florida from 2005. Do I need a lawyer? I have no assets. Just SS & pension.
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Are they attempting to collect this judgment from you? If so, what are they doing exactly?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

They froze my safe deposit box, which has nothing but papers in it. Nothing of any value. A collection group sent me a copy of the judgement of 35K re a fine from workers comp. I knew nothing about it. They mention garnishment. Besides SS and pension I work for 10.50 an hour. Can they collect in Fl?

They cannot take your SS or your pension, but your wages will not be exempts.

It would be wise to go ahead and consult a local attorney, as you will probably need to file exemption documents with the court issuing the garnishment order.

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Zachary
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