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How can I stop a wage garnishment right away?

If you have a creditor who is filing a lawsuit against you, then there is a chance that a judge may choose to have your wages garnished. Wage garnishment means that a portion of each of your paychecks will be given to your creditor until your debt is paid back.

This doesn’t just happen when the judge decides, though. There are some situations with certain debts where your wages can be garnished without a judge’s order. Examples of these kinds of debts are unpaid child support, student loan debt, or overdue income tax.

Wage garnishment can cause:

  1. Public shame (your employer is involved in your financial troubles).
  2. Serious financial complications (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.

By helping you file for the correct chapter of bankruptcy, we can get wage garnishment to stop. This will put an automatic stay into place, making it illegal for creditors to collect your debts while it is active.

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

Our Hazel Park bankruptcy attorneys are the very best when it comes to stopping wage garnishment. If you are wondering about anything in the wage garnishment process, we can answer any questions you have. If you need to know how long it takes to stop wage garnishment, how to keep child support from garnishing your wages, or anything else related to wage garnishment, get in touch with us. Kostopoulos Law and Detroit Bankruptcy Law can explain your different options to put an end to wage, bank, and income garnishment.