wage garnishment

You need to understand that when employer gets that wage garnishment order, by law they must begin withholding 25% of your take-home pay right away. The papers say there is a period of time before a response is due but that just means your employer has to keep the money collected until they get an order telling them where to send the money.

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Sometimes a creditor obtains a judgment against a debtor and the seeks ways to collect on that judgment.  Usually the first place they look to collect on their judgment is the debtors wages.  If a debtor is employed it can be easy for the creditor to look at garnishing wages.  Wage garnishments are when the…

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