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I lost a Worker's comp suit and am awaiting judgment, the

I lost a Worker's comp suit and am awaiting judgment, the judgment will be dramatically more than I am able to pay. I understand. I have closed down my sole proprietor and borrowed money from my Mother to pay the legal bills. My mom has started an LLC to operate her cleaning business and I will incorporate my landscaping activities into this business but will not own any of the business. I will be an employee of hers now until I can settle the judgment and repay her for the loans she has given me. I am looking at the garnishment laws and it seems they can take all income greater than about $825 per month. My question is, can I be paid a low wage by this new company to avoid the garnishment? My wife has a very good job so I don't need the money. Is there anything against the law to be purposely underpaid to avoid wage garnishment?

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I need an attorney that can help with a wage garnishment. I

I need an attorney that can help with a wage garnishment. I have all the necessary information needed to proceed with the garnishment but cannot find an attorney to hire in southwest Arizona to do the job.Any information you could provide would be extremely helpful.I am a senior citizen and have exhausted all leads to no avail.Please HELP!

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What is the obligation of a bank or employer based in one

What is the obligation of a bank or employer based in one state to honor private debt related court orders for asset attachment or wage garnishment from a court in another state? Let's say the ordering court is in VA and the bank or employer is in NC.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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We you interview an employee, I understand there are certain

We you interview an employee, I understand there are certain questions you cannot ask. From the list below, can you tell me what I cannot ask:1. Do you have any preexisting medical conditions that would limit you from performing any type of work2. Have you ever had a felony3. Have you ever been in prison4. Have you ever filed for bankruptcy5. How old are you6. Do you have any unpaid judgments against you that are subject to wage garnishmentAnything else I cannot ask?

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Allen M., Esq.

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Thank you prior answer. My only objective is to be

Thank you for your prior answer. My only objective is to be able to use my own tools and equipment in the business so that I can take advantage of the $30,000 trade exemption in the event I was to lose the bogus workers comp hearing. If the Colorado LLC is my employer can I use these tools and equipment in the Colorado LLC to work for the Colorado LLC as a regular W2 employee? If so, how much can I be paid per week before any additional pay could be garnished from a judgment? Also, is there anything illegal about being paid less than I am worth?

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The company I manage has a -time, very loyal employee (we

The company I manage has a long-time, very loyal employee (we are very small, 4 employees total) and for many years the company has paid this employee's rent as a benefit to her employment. The lease is in the employees name but a company check is mailed each month to her landlord. This employee also works from home exclusively.The employee in question just had 2 wage garnishments arise recently and is now considering bankruptcy. She is also planning to move as her lease is up in September. She wishes to continue having the company pay her rent in lieu of a higher salary. (She cannot get affordable health insurance if we pay her more.)I suspect that w/ the looming bankruptcy we cannot continue paying her rent as I don't want the company to get in any kind of trouble because of this odd arrangement we have had. Would there be a gray area because the employee does work from home where it would be acceptable that the company pays an employee's rent or is this strictly not done?

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I received a garnishment employee hospital bill.

I received a garnishment for an employee for a hospital bill. The employee claims she is Head of Household. She completed the form and signed it, does that need to be notarized? Do I have to inform the courts? Is it only supposed to be 10% if you are head of household?

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I just received a wage garnishment notice debt owed by

I just received a wage garnishment notice for a debt owed by my ex-wife. She claimed to have paid it months ago. We have been divorced for over a year and a half and she is remarried. The collection agency faxed it directly to my employer 3 weeks ago but I just received a copy from my employer by mail yesterday. They are holding me 100% liable even though she has a job and the original debt was for a medical procedure that she underwent. Is there anything I can do to fight this? And how do I respond to the writ?

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If you have an agreement signed stating you will pay back moving

If you have an agreement signed stating you will pay back moving expenses if you were to leave in under a year and there is a line that says they can take it from the last paycheck. Can they? Or if the person is willing to pay it back in installments within 60 days of the end of their employment, is this considered fair and reasonable? What is legal for the employer and the employee.

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Allen M., Esq.

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