I have had a landlord file a garnishment against me. They started taking money out of my check and I was never served a notice
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The clerk can't stop you from filing anything, they also won't help you though. Go back and for asap and if the clerk won't let you, go over their head
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You may want to see an attorney. A recent case said that the Georgia garnishment law is unconstitutional so its possible to get the whole thing thrown out
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See an attorney. Last week, a judge in Atlanta held that Georgia's garnishment statutes were unconstituational.
Also, the behavior you are describing (i.e., a clerk not letting you file a traverse) is very odd. While you are best served by getting an attorney, if you must proceed without an attorney, you may want to speak with a supervisor in the clerk's office about not being allowed to file your traverse.
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