Case Conclusion Date: August 28, 2009
Practice Area: Litigation
Outcome: Judgment against Defendant for $30,042. Collected $40,000 after Defendant had to pay fees for resisting garnishment.
Description: Landlord retained the plaintiffs' personal belongs claiming they owed him for damages to the rental house. Plaintiffs' had demanded return of the property prior to retaining an attorney, but landlord still refuse, and sold their property. Case went to bench trial, with $22,000 in damages awarded to Plaintiffs, and their reasonable attorney fees were awarded in addition. I tracked down where the Defendant was hiding his personal funds, and ended up recovering $40,000 because of additional fees awarded for winning a contested garnishment.