i received a money judgement in my divorce for property settlement. In January the judge granted my order to enforce the judgement. I am trying to file a writ for garnishment, but do not know where he works. What do I have to file to find out. I am interested in not having a trial to find out.
You can file a request for discovery asking him where he works, hire a private investigator to find out where he works, or try using social media to find out where he works.
You can schedule a creditor meeting with the court. At the meeting you can demand he disclose his current employer.
I agree, you may go to the court clerk, and ask for papers to request a "Creditors' Examination". Fill out the paperwork,with the name and address of the judgment debtor and ask the clerk to have the Court Officer serve the papers, or you can hire a process server to do that. The court will set a date for the debtor to appear at the court where you are entitled to ask them questions about where they live and work, you can ask them where they bank, and serve garnishments there. Ask them if anyone owes them money, and serve a garnishment on that person. If the amount of the judgment is a significant amount, you may wish to retain an attorney to help you prepare the documents. You can do this yourself, but its not easy if you don't know the rules and the process.
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