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Garnishment (by BP [AL]) May 21, 2019 8:09 PM
       Garnishment (by razorback_tim [AR]) May 21, 2019 8:34 PM
       Garnishment (by Doogie [KS]) May 21, 2019 8:43 PM
       Garnishment (by Nicole [PA]) May 21, 2019 9:05 PM
       Garnishment (by Moshe [CA]) May 21, 2019 9:14 PM
       Garnishment (by myob [GA]) May 21, 2019 11:20 PM
       Garnishment (by S i d [MO]) May 22, 2019 8:30 AM
       Garnishment (by Oregonwoodsmoke [ID]) May 22, 2019 9:44 AM
       Garnishment (by BP [AL]) May 22, 2019 10:06 AM
       Garnishment (by Vee [OH]) May 22, 2019 10:27 AM
       Garnishment (by myob [GA]) May 22, 2019 10:36 AM
       Garnishment (by BP [AL]) May 22, 2019 9:25 PM
       Garnishment (by Robert J [CA]) May 23, 2019 2:18 AM

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Garnishment (by BP [AL]) Posted on: May 21, 2019 8:09 PM

Has anyone had this happen to them:The court sent tenant employer a process of garnishment asking for 25% disposable income to be taken out of tenant check. Employer answer garnishment stating insufficient income. Is there anything I can do to get them to garnish this tenant wages.

Thank for your input

Garnishment (by razorback_tim [AR]) Posted on: May 21, 2019 8:34 PM

Sounds like they don't make more than the minimum they have to be left with after garnishment. I don't know what that is in AL Here it is the equivalent of minimum wage I believe. Do they have a bank account you can levy? Any other assets?

Garnishment (by Doogie [KS]) Posted on: May 21, 2019 8:43 PM

They either don't make enough money or they already have other garnishments coming out so they can't take any more. You may not be able to go that route. As Tim said, try bank account or other avenues.

I currently have a garnishment going that I'm getting paid back around $50/month. It'll take YEARS to get it paid back. I figure there are other garnishments coming out already is why it's so low.

Garnishment (by Nicole [PA]) Posted on: May 21, 2019 9:05 PM

very state/area specific answer is what you need.

here, they use a government poverty level calculation. child support comes out before anything else. I believe theirs is second.

Garnishment (by Moshe [CA]) Posted on: May 21, 2019 9:14 PM

Will you settle for blood from a turnip?

Garnishment (by myob [GA]) Posted on: May 21, 2019 11:20 PM

As much as you would like to take it all at one time. Here in GA the 25% is the same. If they don't have enough income it just sits there waiting for the pay period when they work OT or something to get the income up. Garnishment is a patience game. It's not going anywhere -- the business owner has it on the books and are required by law to deduct when legal. Now the big up side is if they fail to do it--- then they OWE IT. Trust me they don't like that.

We had one owner fail to comply and we locked out their business accounts-- they couldn't do squat. UP side is they paid asap to get the accounts unlocked.

Garnishment (by S i d [MO]) Posted on: May 22, 2019 8:30 AM

I've got one almost at that level.... we get about $30/month and the balance due is still over $900. We've been garnisheeing for about 18 months... 30 more to go.

Bears interest at 9% so....

Garnishment (by Oregonwoodsmoke [ID]) Posted on: May 22, 2019 9:44 AM

$30 a month is better than nothing. You can take your family out for pizza once a month when the garnishment check comes in.

Looking on the bright side, that $30 is inconveniencing the tenant, and you've got that judgement on the teannt's credit report and that is also inconveniencing the tenant.

Garnishment (by BP [AL]) Posted on: May 22, 2019 10:06 AM

Thanks Everyone I just wish I could get something beside zero.they Don't have a bank account I can levy or any other assets.

Garnishment (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: May 22, 2019 10:27 AM

Petition the IRS late December, it is a %100 sweep.

Garnishment (by myob [GA]) Posted on: May 22, 2019 10:36 AM

Oregonwoodsmoke ID THINK ABOUT WHAT YOUR SAID? Many here doing collections keep trying to tell you all your missing the boat. YOU think 1 account 30.00. OK maybe it's not worth it for just that (although it is) but the point we are trying to make is the LL's with multiple properties and long term have 10-20 or 30 accounts paying.

For example: you have a property bringing in 100.00 a month positive cash flow-- but it's possible to have 2 or 3 past tenants from that same property paying garnishments. As people move or you add properties to your income stream on multiple properties its a piggy bank that keeps giving--. For people with multiple garnishments in work is golden.

LL's please stop being a doormat and just letting people trash you and your property's. STOP with the "it's not worth it".

Garnishment (by BP [AL]) Posted on: May 22, 2019 9:25 PM

VEE can you explain how I can petition the IRS.

Thank You

Garnishment (by Robert J [CA]) Posted on: May 23, 2019 2:18 AM

I always wait six month before trying to collect so the tenant can't appeal the judgment -- with an attorney.

After getting a "garnishment" with little to no results--no money in my pocket, I then do a "debtors exam" requesting all type of information. Such as bank statement, employment pay stubs, list of vehicles, etc.

So an employer won't budge, because they are friends or family members, I then have my eviction attorney go after the employer. Document requests, etc.

In one case a tenant was a server that made minimum wage but got great tips. She said she only worked the lunch crowed but records showed she worked the evening shifts making more money in unreported tips. My attorney told the employer that unless he starts to make weekly deductions/payments, we were going to report him to the Labor Board, IRS, State Franchise Tax Board and other government agencies.

I had my friend from the Immigration Department show up with his jacket and hat for lunch. My treat. Half of the guest left because this was a illegal immigrant hang out. I got paid my judgment on the spot so long as I agreed never to show up again with my friend..... --47.156.xx.xx

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