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my husband pass away 2 years a go a garnisment on my account at the bank my husband is on my check ing account what cant a
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Infolawyer
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INFOLAWYER :

Hello and thank you for the question. I am sorry to read of this dilemma.

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Garnishment is not proper as a general rule

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the creditor has to have a judgment against the account holder

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if that was done on default or where judgment not against all account holders

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can take matter to court and have garnishment lifted and sometimes money returned!

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Is the answer acceptable?

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awaiting your reply

Customer:

my did receive a judgement by mail but my name is XXXXX XXXXX the judgemrnt

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Good

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The judgment may be vacated due to lack of sufficient notice

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and fact that judgment is not against you

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often court will decide that creditor may only reach 50% of the funds

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where assets held by judgment debtor and someone else

Customer:

i am on social security and receive money for rental

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Creditor may not reach social security funds

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so the account money is from there

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the account should be exempt as to your money

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you want to take it to court to have it lifted

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in the court where judgment and garnishment issued

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I trust the answer is acceptable, and wish you the best!

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Please let me know

Customer:

i will thank you

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my pleasure

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very welcome

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I turned the rating on now

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Kindly click on an excellent rating

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Have a restful evening

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