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How can I stop a wage garnishment right away?

A court can deduct a portion of your salary before you get it to reimburse a debt collector. This requires a court judgement against you through a lawsuit from your creditor.

However, wage garnishment can be used to regain certain kinds of debts without a court order. Such as, overdue income tax debt, unpaid child support, or student loan debt.

Wage garnishment can cause:

  1. Embarrassment (your employer is involved in your financial troubles).
  2. Severe financial adversity (since you are forced to make ends meet with less income). Creditors might seize up to 25% of your net pay, leaving you with little money to buy groceries or gas.

A creditor usually has to get a court order against you to collect a portion of your wages. But there are some kinds of debt that can be paid with wage garnishment without a court’s judgment.

If you are sick of your wages being garnished, we can put a stop to it by filing for bankruptcy. This will activate an automatic stay that ends creditor collection attempts for as long as you go through the process.

We can help in how to stop wage garnishment Flint and potentially get some money back for you!

The Detroit Bankruptcy team of Kostopoulos & Associates has the attorneys Flint that you need to end wage garnishment. If you want to know how long it takes to stop wage garnishment, or how to stop child support garnishing your wages, then call us and we’ll discuss your options for using bankruptcy to end income, bank, and wage garnishment.