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I am very sorry to learn of this situation. Unfortunately, with a judgment that was entered that long ago (11 years ago), it is going to be very difficult to address it at this time - you can do so, but expect to retain a lawyer for this.
The motion is going to be a "motion to vacate default judgment" and the basis for the motion is going to be a defective service (you were not properly served notice of the summons and complaint, or the notice of default at the time of the judgment in 2005.
Usually this motion is granted without any problem as long as you file within 6 months of the date of entry. However, once it passes that time frame (as in your case) it gets considerably more complicated.
Regarding the amount - the cost of collecting a judgment (attorney's fees, interest, collection costs) quickly double or triple the original amount of a debt - so it is not unsurprising that your original $7,000.00 is now mushroomed into $14,000.00.