Midland, MI asked in Collections for Michigan

Q: I was released from garnishment on 10/21/2018, but started to garnish accounts and payroll again. How to proceed?

I received a Garnishment Release, case No. 079564GC. "Garnishment on 4/13/2017 is withdrawn on 10/31/2019. Amts withheld by garnishee on or after 4/13/17 shall be returned to defendant and further witholdings shall be discountinued." But on 11/15/19, a garnishment was served and all checking and all but $5.00 of savings was taken. However the first $500 of savings is exempt (Form MC 14). Payroll is also being garnished. I never received the monies on or after 4/13/17 as stated in the garnishment release.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Adam Alexander
Adam Alexander
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Southfield, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: I am wondering why the 4/13/17 garnishment was withdrawn and further withholdings discontinued? I need to know that to advise you how to proceed.

Regarding the exempt proceeds, I suggest you consult with a credit defense lawyer to review the exemption and discuss a potential FDCPA suit.

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