I just received documents in the mail yesterday stating my wages will be garnished for an apartment I lived in 5 years ago. I never received anything about a court date or how to settle. They are taking money from my paycheck starting this Friday. Can they cast a judgment without letting me know... Read more »
The rules for giving notice of a case being filed require the court's summons to be sent by certified postal mail and then regular mail, or by other methods. Depending on how the summons was delivered, that could have been deemed sufficient, even though you actually never received it. Talk to the...Read more »
You could consult with a collections attorney in your state as to your remedies. If you repost your question in the Collections section of this website, an attorney who works in that area would have a better chance of picking it up.
I have been making car payments since than but just recently tried to have remaining balance on my car loan rolled over onto a new car loan. The original bank that finenced me said my car was listed in a bankruptcy. Now I’m in limbo. There’s no actual car payments on my credit report. My new... Read more »
Normally not, unless he has transferred assets to you to avoid collection. In that case, the court could allow the creditor to trace his assets that went to you and to attach them for collection. The creditor also could obtain financial records from both of you to determine if any transfers...Read more »
It would be hard for her to get the police to take this on as a criminal case since you disclosed the existence of a problem at which point she could have asked to have an expert determine whether or not it could be fixed before buying it, but chose not to do so.
There is no way to answer except having an attorney review the documents. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to review the case filing and circumstances and advise you. It depends on what the status of the case is.
In 2012, we went on vacation and I covered her half of $10,000 total. She was supposed to pay me back when we returned home. She dumped me before I received a dime. When I asked about the money, she threatened to call the police and put a restraining order on me. It has been 6 years. Do I have any... Read more »
Small claims court can handle a claim up to $6000. If more than that, you file a claim in municipal court. But you might have waited too long. The time limit on your claim might be 6 years. Use the Find a Lawyer tab and retain a local litigation attorney.
An account was sent to collections and a judgment was entered against me in 2008. I have never made a payment and I was disabled at the time of the judgment and remain disabled currently. Can the agency garnish my part time wages? Am I still liable for the debt?
I plan to file Bankruptcy Chapter 7 soon. A company has filed the lawsuit against me and is not the original creditor. They bought the debt from the original creditor. Can I still add this to my bankruptcy? and if so, who do I list (the original or the purchaser or both)?
I am feeding/caring for all 8. It's been 9 days since their FIRST oppyto pick all back up. Can I charge boarding and can I place a "veterinarian" style lien until invoice is paid if/when they decide to pick up?
Those debts are the responsibility of his estate to pay. You are not personally responsible to pay them. But creditors still might pester you for payment. If so, use the Find a Lawyer tab to contact a creditors rights attorney.
I have not been able to work for over 2 years due to many surgery's on my knees. My husband works but we live paycheck to paycheck and we don't own any property. Can you give me some idea of what will possible happen?
The court can issue a judgment against you for the amount of the debt. The creditor then can go to court again to try to collect on that judgment, which could include having the court order an employer to garnish wages by withhold a certain amount each payday. The creditor also could try to take...Read more »
The summons of Judgment is for past due medical bills. I was given 28 days to answer the summons. My husband and I were able to gather the $1616.35 owed plus the $110 for the attorneys filing fee. For a total of $1726.35. There is no interest amount stated. Who do I contact to pay this before it... Read more »
Yes. You need to file an answer. Even if you intend to pay the amount in full, you need to either file an answer or contact the attorney who filed the complaint to get the complaint dismissed. Otherwise you will have a judgment rendered against you. A judgment can hurt your credit rating. It is...Read more »
Upon calling was told I could set up a payment plan for $200 a month starting on the 15th Email sent an email a DocuSign agreeing to this and gave them my debit card information two days later I have received another DocuSign saying that it is paid in full and that there is no balance due but I... Read more »
I fell behind in making my payment agreements after leaving my lease a few months early , I emailed the corporate office to pick back up the payments but I must of waited too late because its being sent to an attorney, I still want to make payments to clear the balance.
The attorney may turn it over to collections or file a lawsuit against you. You should call the attorney. If you are willing to work out a payment plan there is no reason for you to be sued or to have the debt wind up in collections.
The debit is for a total of $1726.64 which includes their 4% interest rate. My wife and I live on retirement income and social security income. I have been told our income can not be garnished. Is this True? Should I still appear in court? Should I hire an attorney ?
You respond by filing a document with the court. The most common is simply known as an answer, which is a document in which you respond point by point to the allegations in the complaint. There are also several motions which may be filed as a response before, with, or after the answer. As with any...Read more »
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