I have the defendants address and employer/employer address. It is unclear to me which forms to use for garnishment against their wages. Must I go back to court for garnishment or can I submit forms to the court office?
Congratulations on getting a judgment. That's often the easy part, unfortunately. The court should have the forms online. You can do this yourself or if you want to increase the chance of doing it right and getting paid, hire an attorney either by the hour or on a percentage basis.
I know I'm being sued by a collections agency because I received a letter for a lawyer wanting to represent me in court in the mail. I don't have the money for a lawyer right now, and still have not been formally served. Will they proceed with the case without me being served or will the... View More
The plaintiff needs to serve you in order for the court to acquire jurisdiction over you and enter a money judgment. If the first summons isn’t served, the plaintiff may request subsequent ones. Figure out a plan to deal with the case. You’ll probably be served eventually.
A garnishment was placed though the courts and about a year ago the case was updated to terminated with the reason listed is "a writ of garnishment was issued against the above named judgment debtor pursuant to Rule 90. The above named garnishor has failed to file a statement of judgment... View More
They said that a company called cash net was going to sue me for breach of contract for a loan from April 12, 2012. And that I was going to be sent a summons to go to court. What is the statue limitations for something like this? Is this company a scam?
I checked casenet , there is nothing.... View More
Either it is a scam or you have already been sued and United Firm saw the information on the public docket and therefore mailed you a letter. I wouldn't recommend dealing with any random mediation company at this point. An attorney would need to assess the situation, but the statute of...View More
If you hire an attorney experienced with debt settlement negotiations, you’ll increase your chance of not having a judgment, including a consent judgment entered against. If a payment plan is necessary, an attorney could negotiate a Rule 17 order and a “pocket” judgment.
My medical debt was "sold" to a collection agency (the hospital owns the collection agency). I have never rec'd a bill from this collection agency but all of the sudden we rec'v a letter from a lawyer. Do they not have to notify you by mail of the debt? What do you do in this case?
The summons is from Gamache & Myers for World acceptance corporation, AC Breach of Contract. Apparently they've been trying to serve me at an old address for like 6 months. It's from a loan that I supposedly took out in 2016, which attached is the unsolicited check I apparently... View More
Why they waited is irrelevant. Unfortunately, a lot of interest can accrue in 6 years. If you were served then you need to appear in court or hire an attorney to prevent a default judgment. You can submit written discovery to learn the facts and supporting documents, if any.
The 1 I'm keeping is secure loan the other 3 are unsecured loans I live in Missouri and on disability benefits What happens if I don't pay the unsecured loans. I don't own a car or real estate nothing except our furniture and personal things and they are already secured by the one... View More
If you don't pay the unsecured loan you'll likely get sued. If the case results in a judgment against you, the judgment either will automatically become a lien on real estate in your county or the plaintiff may "transcribe" an associate division judgment to make it into a lien.
A creditor has the right to sue a debtor for an unpaid debt. I believe you want to know what your rights are as a debtor. You have the right to hire an attorney to defend the case or to represent yourself in court. You can also try to negotiate a settlement.
What can they do if I normally make good money on my assignments but I’m in between assignments so I really do not have a job. What are they gonna do with me I can’t settle but I’m scared of court, so what all can I take for me?
In 2013, I got a judgement against me for a $900 credit card with an accuring interest and court costs. At the time, I was making $4.00 hr as a server, a single mom of 2 and going to college. I tried telling the attorney I could only pay $25 a month. He insisted on $50. Shortly after the judgement... View More
Missouri judgments last for 10 years unless revived sooner or there is a payment reflected on the record I’m not sure if your two payments are shown on the record. If so, that automatically resets the clock. A small claims judgment is not a lien on real estate but the title company still...View More
Back in 2018, I received financing from a company for a home improvement project. When the project was done, they billed me the remaining balance (which was less than what appears on the original contract). Beginning in June 2022, I have begun receiving phone calls saying I have an open balance.... View More
I thought the original creditor dismissed this account as a hardship. I was surprised when a debt collector tried to collect on it, and now a different debt collector has bought the account and is suing to collect.
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