Wage Garnishments

Can Bankruptcy Stop Wage Garnishments?

October 31, 2015

Whether or not bankruptcy can stop wage garnishments will depend on whether the garnishment has already gone through. Specifically, when people file for bankruptcy, a court injunction known as an automatic stay will immediately go into effect. The automatic stay will halt creditors from taking any additional action against bankruptcy petitioners – and this includes…
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Filing for Bankruptcy Can Stop Wage Garnishments

July 12, 2013

For borrowers who find themselves buried in debt, a common tactic that creditors use to try to urge these borrowers to make payments on this debt is threatening to – or actually – garnishing their wages. Unfortunately, however, wage garnishments can be financially crippling for borrowers who are already clearly having a hard time with…
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