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What can I do? a bill went to collections,then judgment now they want to garnish ?

What can i do anything to fix this? I am trying to fix my credict but they are taking, the phone calls to far. On my job and harrassing my family. Help please.

Asked By: apple2good - 6/18/2006
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I agree with spade_2nite, something doesn't sound right if they are contacting you for payment - if they had recieved a judgment... More
Answered By: echo - 6/18/2006
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Pay them.
Answered By: Jennifer F - 6/18/2006
 
only thing really to do is hire a attorney that way you can stop the harassment
Answered By: bruceman1012 - 6/18/2006
 
bankruptcy or get a lawyer and make payment arraignments
Answered By: iammicasa - 6/18/2006
 
There's not a whole lot you can do. If they got a judgment for a garnishment, which your employer has to abide by, unless you work for the federal government, they should no longer be calling you.
Answered By: Monni - 6/18/2006
 
Tell them nicely that you know you owe them - send them 5 bucks as a measure of good faith - cut back your expenses, too, like your internet access (ouch). Ask them nicely also, to stop calling you at work - yes do it nicely. I'm pretty sure that they must stop contacting you at work if you ask them to. Talk nicely... More
Answered By: Skyhawk Pilot - 6/18/2006
 
if they're ready to garnish your wages there's nothing to do they're gonna take the money from your pay cheque you should've tried to pay them before it was gone this far
Answered By: jannie - 6/18/2006
 
you should have worried about this a long time ago...what happened when they were contacting you and sending you letter OR even when they took you to court......now you should pay and soon cause they are going to charge you intrest on the judgement
Answered By: baseballjedi - 6/18/2006
 
something doesn't sound right. if they got a judgement against you, they probably would already be garnishing you. they probably would've asked for it while they were in court... More
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Answered By: spade_2nite - 6/18/2006
 
OK, first thing, take a big, deep breath and try to settle your nerves a little. I've been in your shoes, and while it's not a pretty situation, I learned a lot from it.
Answered By: emma882 - 6/18/2006
 
Ok, lets see if I have correct... More
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Answered By: mrdowjones@sbcglobal.net - 6/18/2006
 
Let them garnish your wages, at least this way you can prove the are getting paid. and you really do not have much of an option... More
Answered By: Valley Girl - 6/18/2006
 
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