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Any advantage to paying off a garnishment early?

I have the money to pay off a garnishment and am fine with doing so. I wonder if there is any benefit to paying it off early in terms of my credit rating. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 7, 2014 - 3 answers

Boyfriend has garnished wages, can they garnish my tax refund?

I want to list my boyfriend as a dependent on my 2013 taxes -- but he has his wages garnished. I'm also wondering about him filing taxes. Even as a dependent, I believe he's able to -- and he needs to for FAFSA purposes. More details and questions behind cut. [more inside]
posted by camylanded on Jan 10, 2014 - 21 answers

Need help fighting sleazy collection lawyers

I know I need a lawyer to deal with this, but I'm hoping that knowledgeable MeFi-ites can help me find the language needed to correctly describe the problem and my desired outcome, and perhaps give some advice as to how to find the right sort of lawyer. Warning, this is long... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 11, 2013 - 13 answers

How does a creditor know if someone's working again?

I've been volunteering lately with a bunch of people with financial difficulties, and I'm wondering, if a major bank sort of unsecured creditor chooses not to sue someone because they're uncollectible for a non-permanent reason (like unemployment), how do they find out again that the person is working to sue them? [more inside]
posted by gracedissolved on Dec 10, 2011 - 4 answers

Tips on collecting after small claims court victory

Need tips on collecting small claims judgement in Texas. [more inside]
posted by punkfloyd on Sep 14, 2011 - 2 answers

Help make garnishment easier

We've received a wage-garnishment order from the State of California for my child's caregiver for an unpaid tax debt. What, if anything, can we do to help her? [more inside]
posted by dolface on Jun 5, 2011 - 12 answers

How do I deal with my Lawyer in this situation?

My lawyer is holding a garnishment her office managed to get from ex h's bank. She is requiring me to sign the garnishment completely over to her for her to go toward her fees...but the ex is supposed to be responsible for her fees. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 15, 2010 - 29 answers

Stopping unjust wage garnishment?

My wages may be about to be unjustly garnished. What can I do? [more inside]
posted by rwhe on Apr 20, 2010 - 6 answers

Illinois Debt, Collections, and Garnishment

My friend, who lives in Illinois, just had (or is about to have) her wages garnished by a debt collector. What are her options? [more inside]
posted by spikeleemajortomdickandharryconnickjrmints on Feb 1, 2010 - 16 answers

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