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is it possible to talk to the judge about lifting a garnishment

1 Answers. Asked on Mar 23rd, 2017 on Debtor and Creditor - Tennessee
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We spoke to a lawyer a few days before the garnishment hearing. He told us not to go he would talk to the lawyer because he was a friend of hers at court the next day. Now the wages have been garnished because we didn't go to court. It is actually my fiance but he does not read or write.
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Answered on Mar 23rd, 2017 at 2:07 PM

The judge will not talk with you. You can file a slow pay motion to hopefully stop the garnishment. You would need to talk with the clerk of the court that issued the garnishment about the filing of a slow pay motion.

If you would like to contact me personally by either phone or email, you may do so as follows: Patrick Johnson, Johnson, Scruggs & Barfield, 95 White Bridge Road, S. 508, Nashville, Tennessee, 37205, email: patrickjohnson@jsblaw.com; Cell: 615-646-9417; Office: 615-352-8326

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Just because you owe money to another person, a bank, credit card company, landlord or another party doesn't mean you've signed away your legal rights. Federal and state debtor-creditor laws explain both the legal rights and obligations of debtors (people who owe money) and creditors (those who are owed money). If you're being hounded by collection agencies and debt collectors, talk to a debtor and creditor attorney who can help you enforce your legal rights while also working to explore debt relief options. Your lawyer can discuss the pros and cons of debt settlement, garnishment, personal bankruptcy and other possible solutions.
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