Chicago, IL asked in Consumer Law, Civil Litigation and Collections for Illinois

Q: I have a judgement in wisconsin that's around 10 years old I just got an letter that they want to garnish my wages

They have never before this point tried to collect on it they have even sent me letters over the years trying to get me to come get another car thru them I dont have the money to pay them me and my husband dont make that much and we have three kids

1 Lawyer Answer
Robert Shipley
Robert Shipley
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  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: State statutes have provisions by which judgments can be revived. You do not identify if the action is pending in Wisconsin or Illinois. Regardless, I would strongly recommend that you have a consultation with an attorney whose practice is concentrated in consumer law, to review whether the judgment was properly entered as well as compliance with all procedures necessary to revive an older judgment. You will be able to provide the attorney with all of the documents you received which will help identify the issues and answer your questions.

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