There are a few ways to potentially stop or get out of paying a wage garnishment, but it depends on the specific circumstances.
It is important to take action as soon as possible if you are facing a wage garnishment. Ignoring the issue will only make it worse, and you may end up losing more of your wages over time.
In Utah a bankruptcy can help you in several ways, but it’s important to note that it’s not a one-size-fits-all solution, and it should be carefully considered before making a decision.
If you are facing a financial crisis, such as a job loss, illness, or divorce, bankruptcy may be the best option to get relief from your debts and get a fresh start.
The quickest way to stop a garnishment is to just pay off the debt. However, most people cannot afford to do that, or they would have already done it before the garnishment happened. For most people the most effective way to stop the garnishment is to file bankruptcy
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.
Meet Jack and Diane two Utah kids doing the best that they can. Things were going along great for the couple and they soon had two kids, a nice little house, a dog named “Timmy”, and both had good jobs. But then one day Jack got hurt at his job at the Tasty Freeze.
When to move forward with bankruptcy is an individual choice of course but if your financial problems are growing and you are not seeing daylight ahead bankruptcy might be the best options. Working with an experienced attorney can help you get on the right track. We tell many people we talk to after the first consultation that bankruptcy for them is a bad idea. Seek out an honest bankruptcy lawyer and have them walk you through your options you might be surprised how quickly you can turn you finical problems around.
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