Unless you agreed otherwise (like on a credit application, for instance) you have to be served with papers before anything can be done in the court. Good luck to you.
God bless. Check with a local CA lawyer.
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If there is a judgment against you, they can get a court order requiring your income tax refund to be turned over to the judgment creditor.
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Yes, if you have a judgment against you your income tax refund is fair game. The court wants judgments it renders to be collected.
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