A creditor was granted a judgment against me in magistrate court. Credit Advocates Law Firm representing me advised me to appear in court by myself. About 60% of judgement paid to credit in what I was told by phone was negotiated settlement, however, I recently lost a contract
job after applying directly to the client company due to judgment still showing up on my credit report
. Tried to get Credit Advocate Law Firm to contact plaintiff attorney to secure a letter indicating that the account was satisfied so I could get the judgement removed from my credit report. That has not happened. So I went to courthouse and filed a Motion to Satisfy Judgment with evidence of payments made. I thought judge would grant motion without hearing, but now I have to appear in court to answer as it appears there was no actual negotiated settlement after all. Would like to submit motion to vacate and set aside judgment to court.
JA: What is being sought in the motion?
Customer: I would like a letter from plaintiff stating that the judgement was satisfied even though it was not paid in full. It was what I was told by my representative a "negotiated setl
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: I filed a Motion to Satisfy Judgment with magistrate court. Now both parties have to appear for the hearing.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: At the first hearing