Texas debt collection laws, can a judgment creditor garnish a debtor's wages

Asked about 6 years ago - Texas

In the state of Texas; if a judgement is passed from a credit card debt collector to garnish my checking account (the card was in my name only and my spouse's checking account is in his name only) can they judgement get passed to garnish his checking account or take his boat or other personal property that is in his name only.?

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  1. Lu Ann Trevino


    Contributor Level 19


    Lawyer agrees


    Answered . Your husband's bank account and personal property are safe. Even though Texas is a community property state, spouses can still separate property and separate debt.

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