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Written by attorney Julie J. Villalobos | Feb 13, 2019

How to Stop Wage Garnishment with Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

If a creditor engages in aggressive collection actions, wage garnishment is one method they may use. This can make it hard to cover your bills and other living expenses. When you declare Chapter 7 bankruptcy, an automatic stay prohibits creditors from continuing to enforce collection actions.

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