Pinson, AL asked in Banking, Civil Litigation and Consumer Law for Alabama

Q: We were issued a wage garnishment , but the amount was already taken out of our bank account in February.

Over the weekend we were served with a wage garnishment , but the money was already taken out of our bank account in February . This is the same court case number and amount that was already deducted in the February withdrawal. We never received a garnishment letter from the withdrawal in February it was just deducted from our bank account. How do we go about getting this resolved?

1 Lawyer Answer
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
  • Business Law Lawyer
  • Tallahassee, FL

A: Unless the earlier garnishment was insufficient to repay all of the debt underpinning it, I cannot think of a reason why the garnishment has re-appeared. If you want to get rid of it--temporarily--close the bank account; and do not open another account at the same bank.

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