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I recently got summons to court for a payday loan place, and

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I recently got summons to court for a payday loan place, and I have 28 days to respond. I went for 8 months and have not paid for it because of struggling times. I was curious to know, since I have been summons to court. I owe 1400.00, I am trying to pay it off this month. How long will it take them to garnish me, and of course I plan on responding to the judgement to delay things, I called them and they said if I pay a considerable amount that might slow down and precent further proceeding. From a lawyer who knows about wage garnsihment, how far a long am I because I want to prevent my wages from being garnished, and if they do garnish me, how much will it be! Why summons me, if they don't give me a chance in court, the legal department for the payday place said it could be as quick as April 30th, I am trying to scrounge up all the money I can before then of course.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 5 years ago.
Hello and thank you for the question. I am sorry to read of this dilemma. You can call to negotiate a settlement or do so when case is called. Garnishment happens after a judgment is issued which can be about 6 months down the line and can be avoided by settlement.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
So how far am I down the line from that, I have been summons at this point!
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 5 years ago.
Very far from it. If you answer, the court would schedule the case and often encourage settlement. There is no judgment yet. It would take several months at its fastest pace to get to judgment.
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