I thought I would post this to warn others about this shady atorney and his law firm. If you ever receive a letter from this attorney make sure you quickly check your local court to make sure he has not filed anything against you. This attorney sent me a letter in the mail stating they had a judgement against me and were now going to garnish my wages. Here is the kicker, they never served me to appear in court, so I had no idea I even had a pending court case. They won the case in default because they never served me, so I never appeared.
After I received this so called judgment I called the court to verify it was indeed an actual judgement and not just a scam. The court verifeid that this attorney supposedly won a judgement against me a few months back. According to court record, this attorney claimed I was served in person at my home address by thier servor on a date about a month prior to the court date. Well, let me assure you that I was never served for anything and in fact on that date that I was supposedly served, I was at work from 6 in the morning and did not get home until after 8 pm as verified by my timecard.
Now unfortunately there is not much I can do about this. According to the Oregon court, I can not fight this improper service on my own. I have to have an attorney draw up papers on this. I have contacted several attorneys and the only way to fight this is to pay several thousand dollars of attorney fees, which of course I can not afford. Had I been properly served, of course I would have shown up in court and tried to work out payment arrangements.
So anyone out there that ever receives a letter from this attorney and his firm, be sure you are warned and know what you are dealing with. They will claim to serve you, but never do it so they can win a default judgement against you. Next thing you know they will send you a writ for garnishing your wages in the mail, eventhough you were not served to appear in court. I also researched this attorney online and found several other complaints about them.
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