Q: In Ohio. I just received a wage garnishment from the court for back taxes.
In Ohio. I just received a wage garnishment from the court (which I was unaware of since it was back in 2017). Can I still try to make a payment with the creditor or will I have to go to court for my hearing to ask? The creditor was Attorney general. I don't have the money to pay this full and trying to avoid garnishment. Is there any hope here? Should I call the creditor now or wait for hearing in a few weeks? Thank you.
A: If you want to work it out with the Attorney General's representative, you better start discussing it with them. If you wait until court, they will probably just go for the garnishment and get it.
Taylor P Waters agrees with this answer
A: You are always better to work out with a creditor prior to court. It saves you both time and money. The creditor will incur legal expenses in going to court so you are saving them money and they are more workable prior to spending time and money. I wish you good luck
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