Person paid restitution to a company thru local courthouse via escrow. The company is no existing filed bankruptcy. Can person file to get the money they paid in restitution back since company out of business and does not exist.
Got sued by Zwicker & Assoc via Discover Bank Credit Card in January 2017. Tried to work things out between now and then and I just could never afford the payments. Now when I go to search FOR the case by my case # on the website it's like it never existed. What does this mean? Did they give up? I... Read more »
Go to the courthouse, have them pull the file and you will be able to see if they have s judgment and is so, what collection efforts are underway against you. You may want to hire a lawyer to help you try and settle the case.
I won a small claims court case in KY but the defendant did not pay the court-ordered restitution. I eventually filed a post judgement interrogatory form to the defendant. After threatening a contempt action for not returning the court document, the defendant showed up to court, quickly filled... Read more »
You can go to the clerk of court and have a garnishment or execution issued for property of the defendant which may achieve the goals you’re seeking. Because there are certain property exemptions available to Defendant, you may want to contact a local lawyer to help you with this step.
Disabled senior citizen can't pay off credit card debt and need to file bankruptcy. I was told because I receive SSI, have no savings or checking account, own no property, no life insurance, on fixed income there would be no need to file bankruptcy. I closed accounts and destroyed credit cards.... Read more »
There is no debtor's prison. If there was, over 50% of Americans would be in jail. You may very well be judgment proof and not need a bankruptcy filing. It would still not hurt to talk with a bankruptcy near you to get an opinion and to see all of your options. Most lawyers offer a free...Read more »
See a Bankruptcy lawyer near you. Stopping a wage attachment is something that comes up in a lot of bankruptcy cases and can be dealt with very quickly. A bankruptcy lawyer can look over your entire situation and see if bankruptcy would be a good option. There may be other ways to deal with this...Read more »
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