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Good evening. Do you know why they will not accept the judgment amount which you are offering to pay? Are they saying you owe more then the judgment amount and want interest over the past 5 years?
Thank you for the additional information. If he was never noticed of the judgment or even served with the summons and complaint or anything related to the garnishment, he may have grounds to vacate the judgment and defenses to raise, if he was never placed on notice. Doing that could delay this and may involve them incurring additional attorney fees and wasting time, effort and money. If he has evidence he was never served he could have a good faith basis to vacate the judgment and everything related to it. If they believe that to be the case, they may decided to accept the initial amount of the judgment and waive the interest, since it was a result of him now being informed and it being incurred, through lack of notice.
You can handle it yourself but do need to file a motion to vacate the judgment. I do not think a written statement would be enough and seeing the amount of the judgment and what they want at this time, it may be best to retain legal counsel to handle this and appear on your behalf.
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!