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    chargina Posts: 5, Reputation: 1
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    Mar 16, 2008, 06:22 AM
    Wage and court proceedings
    Hi, I live in Florida and have been threatened with wage garnishishment cause of a car repo they recently sent me a motion for default what should I do ?
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    excon Posts: 21,482, Reputation: 2992
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    Mar 16, 2008, 06:37 AM
    Hello c:

    What should you do?? I don't know. What do you Want to do? What CAN you do? What are you PREPARED to do?

    The BEST thing to do would be to borrow some cash and make a deal with them BEFORE they get a judgment against you. If you won't or can't do that, there isn't much else to do. They're going to win - and it's going to be a whole lot more than they want now. They're going to garnish your paycheck.

    You could always go underground - work for cash. Then they'll never get a nickel.

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    slowandeasy Posts: 353, Reputation: 14
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    Mar 16, 2008, 02:48 PM
    And if they can not garnish your paycheck they will attach your bank accounts. I agree with excon settle BEFORE THEY GET A JUDGEMENT other wise it will cause you misery for a long time.
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    ScottGem Posts: 64,966, Reputation: 6056
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    Mar 16, 2008, 02:51 PM
    The first thing you do is answer the summons with your Intent to Defend.

    Without knowing more about the circumstances of this debt we really can't help further.
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    Fr_Chuck Posts: 81,301, Reputation: 7692

    Mar 16, 2008, 04:20 PM
    So you answer with intent to defend, but at the same time start trying to work out a settlement or a payment plan with them.

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