Mr Walton,Thank you so much for your reply. We actually did take all of our money out of my husbands account when it happened and then they got a hold of mine. We did the same with my account. We have been using a "netspend" credit card which isn't linked to any bank account, however, my husband was getting his pay directly deposited into that account, so I'm assuming this last time they found him through that. He cancelled the direct deposit and we are now using cash and m.o.'s to get by. If I open an account in WA with a different bank can they still levy my account? Regarding the court date in Texas for next month, what do you suggest we do? We are not people trying to get out of paying our debt. The original amount owed has already been taken out of our accountbut have now added additional lawyer fees, etc. We have tried to work out a payment plan with the remaining balance, however, the requested monthly amount is more than we can afford. Also, why are they trying to take us back to court for a second time?
The "full faith & credit" clause of the US Constitution allows a creditor to take their judgment to any of the 50 states in the US, register it, and after a brief notice, have the right to execute on the judgment where you have your bank account.
Plus you will get stuck with additional attorney fees & court costs. OUCH!
The fact that you have paid the original principal balance is irrelevant. A court has decided you also owe interest & attorney fees.
Hope this perspective helps!
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