I have a 62000.00 judgemnt against my ex husband on money owed to me in the divorce decree. Can I garnish his wages if his

Asked over 1 year ago - San Antonio, TX

job is purely commission. He testified in court he only gets paid commission Thank You

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  1. John Hung Vong

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    Answered . Garnishing wages does not seem possible in TX except for child support. However, there are other remedies at law. Did you sue him and obtain a judgment? If so, have you abstracted the judgment? There are other ways that may lead to results.

    Best of luck,
    John Vong
    Attorney at Law
    (832) 641-0461
    9950 Westpark Dr., Ste. 245
    Houston, TX 77063

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  2. Gary Alan Armstrong

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    Answered . You cannot garnish wages or commissions, except for child support. But, once the money is in the bank, you can garnish it there. Also, any other non-exempt property is seizable. Consult an attorney to assist you.

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