Many people who file for bankruptcy want to stop their wages from being garnished. We answer any questions you have about wage garnishment.
Many people who end up with a wage garnishment are already strapped for cash and can’t afford to have money taken out of their checks every week. Filing for bankruptcy is one of the ways to stop a wage garnishment.Read More →
Yes, in many cases, a debt collection lawsuit is the exact reason why people file for bankruptcy relief.Read More →
If a creditor is garnishing your wages for a judgment they have against you, then federal law says that the creditor can take no more than 25% of your disposable income, or the amount you earn that is greater than 30 times the federal minimum wage, whichever is less.Read More →
I have a judgement and my wages are being garnished. Should notice be sent to the creditor's attorney and the Sheriff?
Yes, you should send notice to the creditor or their attorney as well as to the Sheriff. Filing bankruptcy puts an automatic stay on all collections activities, including garnishments.Read More →
Wage garnishment can be stressful and hurt your ability to recover from financial shocks. In Florida, there are laws that may be able to help you protect your income.Read More →