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.
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… Continue reading Bankruptcy to stop garnishment