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Can my bank account be seized or frozen by Creditor B while my wages are also being garnished by an Creditor A?

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Creditor A is a credit card company garnisheiring my wages. Creditor B is an attorney credit collection agency which froze my bank account several years ago.

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Yes, multiple creditors can attempt to collect against you at the same time in differing manners.

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Yes, while one only credit may receive 10% of your wages at a time, any creditor may also freeze your bank account.


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