Virginia Beach, VA asked in Bankruptcy for Virginia

Q: Can a creditor come for you and garnish wages from 10+ years ago that hasnt shown on crefit report for some time?

No notification was received however recently received court summons of garnishment with date of Sept and garnishment was started last week.

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
Answered
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: Yes, unless the debt has been satisfied or discharged.

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Answered

A: Go see a collections lawyer today--before they take more money from you.

Robert R Weed
Robert R Weed
Answered
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Annandale, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: Once they get a judgment against you--maybe years ago--they have twenty years to hit you with garnishments. It would fall off your credit report after 7 years, but legally the judgment is still there.

PS The September date on the summons is the STOP date for the garnishment. The start date is NOW.

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