I sent a letter to a creditor to revoke a voluntary wage assignment they said signed. I gave a copy to my employer who stopped it but they said they must let their lawyer review it before I get my money back. Is this true
Yes. The money that was already taken was pursuant to a lawful voluntary wage assignment. You don't get to retroactively revoke the wage assignment you already approved - it would apply to sums that would have been taken in the future after you revoked the VWA, but the money already taken should be sent to the creditor since you agreed to it. Further, the creditor will now simply obtain an involuntary wage garnishment, so I don't see what your purpose was in cancelling the VWA since, obviously, you agree that you owe the money to the creditor.
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