Using of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Stop Wage Garnishment

Having your wages garnished is one of the most upsetting things that can happen to a person. Wages are garnished after a creditor gets a judgment against you that you don't pay and then goes back to the court to get the order of garnishment. When this goes into effect, money goes right from your paycheck to the creditor without ever getting to you. If this happens and you need it to stop, you need to understand the rules for wage garnishment under chapter 7 bankruptcy. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Wage Garnishment In the cases of most types of wages garnishment, with a few possible limited exceptions for non-dischargeable debts like past due child support, bankruptcy under Chapter 7 of the United States code should put a permanent stop to your wage garnishment. When you file for bankruptcy, the law immediately begins protecting you from creditors by imposing an "automatic...
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