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I loaned a person money to purchase my business. They

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Hello, I loaned a...

Hello, I loaned a person money to purchase my business. They defaulted 3 years into the 5 year loan.

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? And when did the issue begin?

Washington

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No Not yet

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No thats about it

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Lawyer: Barrister, Attorney replied 8 months ago
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Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney and will try my best to help with your situation. There may be a slight delay in my responses as I type out an answer or reply.

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I have read your comments, but I don't see your legal question?

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thanks

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
How do I preceed in filing in court to start garnishing?
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
The balance is 23000 dollars
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
you there??
Lawyer: Barrister, Attorney replied 8 months ago

Sorry for the delay. was working with other customer.. just a minute..

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Lawyer: Barrister, Attorney replied 8 months ago

Ok, that amount is well over the small claims court limit so you would have to hire a local civil litigation attorney to represent you in court in a breach of contract action unless you are familiar with filing your own lawsuits, writing briefs, the rules of evidence, civil procedure, etc..

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So you have to first sue them and get a judgment against the person, then you can start doing things like garnishing wages, liening any real estate they own, and seizing bank accounts to apply to the judgment.

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Your purchase agreement may also give you the right to enter and retake possession of the business, but you would need to review it to see if that is a legal option you can pursue..

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thanks

Barrister

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