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How to collect on a judgment in family division by wage garnishment.

Rahway, NJ |

I was awarded $ 5 , 000 . 00 in damages in family court after my divorce . The judge signed a judgement after my post judgment motion to enforce litigant's rights . My former spouse is still refusing to pay . I know her place of employment and would like to apply for a wage garnishment . what is the process of obtaining a garnishment ? what forms do I need to fill out ? are these forms available on-line . I would appreciate any help !

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You will find forms for a wage execution application at the state court web site.
Should you require further assistance, I suggest that you communicate with an attorney. Good luck.

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are the procedures the same in family division as in law division?


Go to the court and ask the clerk for a form to do this.

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Please do not limit other collection remedies just to a wage garnishment. The wage garnishment documents are available at the New Jersey Court website.

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