Q: Is there anyway to have a garnishment modified once it’s been started? If so what form do I need to fill out? Michigan
A: The best way to address this is to file a Motion for Installment Payments. Research it and you will be able to find the form to fill out. The Motion costs $20. Fill out the form completely and file it with the court, along with the fee. The court will schedule a hearing and you can at least talk to the judge. (If you file this Motion, the opposing lawyer may contact you prior to the hearing to try to resolve the matter). It is important to request, at the hearing, that garnishment be stopped, in exchange for you making reasonable installment payments. The amount of installment payments will depend on your income, savings, etc.
Thomas. R. Morris agrees with this answer
A: It's not clear whether you are the plaintiff or defendant. If you are the plaintiff (creditor) the answer would depend upon what modification you require. If you are the defendant, Mr. Alexander's answer addresses one solution. Another is to file bankruptcy, which would stop the garnishment.
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