Bankruptcy May Stop a Garnishment
Don't let a wage garnishment freak you out. Bankruptcy will stop a wage garnishment for most kinds of debts, even taxes that you owe. Most people who have a garnishment are probably going to be eligible for some form of bankruptcy relief.
Don't let a wage garnishment freak you out.Most clients get hit with a wage garnishment completely by surprise. Often, they didn't even know they had been sued. The law prefers you to receive a suit by having the creditor serve you in person. However, the legal rules may allow you to be served with a suit by other means if they can't find you or can't personally give you the papers.
Filing bankruptcy Immediately Stops a Wage GarnishmentThe filing of a bankruptcy case creates an immediate, automatic stay on most kinds of creditor actions, including a wage garnishment. This commonly includes debts arising from medical bills, loans, credit cards, repossessions, pay day loans, and accidents.
Talk to a bankruptcy Lawyer for FreeMost bankruptcy lawyers will give you a free consultation so you can find out what to expect. I hope you will have a lawyer represent you. If you file bankruptcy on your own without a lawyer you may be in for an experience that can be pretty miserable.
I suggest that you not hesitate to consult several or more lawyers. You will find there are big differences between lawyers in what they know, what they charge, and their level of friendliness.
Bankruptcy Fees are Very AffordableHere is the link to another Avvo Guide that has great tips on how to get a great bankruptcy lawyer to represent you for an unusually low fee, https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/bankruptcy-fees-are-affordable