my debt was paid in full to court judgment amount now attorney is saying I still have $10,000 more without any legal document or bill for what its for. Is this legal? What can I do about it with no money due to garnishment?
It is likely you forgot that a judgment accrues interest. By law, at 10% per annum.
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Once the full amount of a judgment, including costs and accrued interest (and attorney's fees when awarded), has been paid in full, a satisfaction of judgment should be filed with the court, then recorded with the county recorder's office, if an abstract of judgment has been recorded. Consult a debt collection DEFENSE attorney if this has not occurred to resolve it or send a written demand to the collection attorney for the judgment creditor, if your records show that all amounts on the judgment were paid.
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Was the post-judgment interest amount included in the "total amount due" on the WG-002 form (garnishment form)?
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