I have a judgement against me from 2005. It was obtained using old addresses. One I had not lived at in 11 years and another that was a business address that I had not been at in 6 years. neither met the GA standard for service of: “at his dwelling or usual place of residence”. This was in Clayton County GA. In early 2005 I had lived in lived in Fayette county for 10 years and then in Everett WA before the judgement. I was not subject to the jurisdiction of Clayton County.
I didnt find out about this until May 2016. it had been nulla bona in 2011 and 2016 both at the business address. Not my home which was in Washington State in the Seattle area. in 2016 the business address was a condemned abandoned building and it was obvious.
How do I get this judgement overturned? Wouldn't the nulla bona be illegal since it was a business address and not my home?
You can make a motion to vacate the judgment on two grounds. One that you were not served and it was invalid to begin with and second that it is too old to be enforced
This has nothing to do with corporate law, so I am changing the Practice Area so that your question might be answered by Litigation Attorneys.
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You need to hire an an Atlanta-area attorney who handles Clayton County cases to file a motion to have the judgment vacated.
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An attorney should be able to bring a successful motion to set aside these judgments. Remember, that a motion to set aside is basically asking a judge to admit that they were wrong to put the judgment against you in the first place. This is something that has to be done very carefully. I strongly suggest that you speak with a consumer protection attorney about representing you.
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