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5 Tips to Protect Your Paycheck from Wage Garnishment

Do you have a lot of unpaid debts? If so, your creditors may threaten your paycheck with wage garnishment. Wage garnishment occurs when a court issues an order to withhold a percentage of your paycheck until your debts are paid off. For large debts, this can be financially devastating. Is there something you can do? […]

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How to Stop Garnishment of Your Wages

If you have a lot of unpaid debts and creditors are threatening wage garnishment, you may have to deal with a court battle in the very near future. Creditors can legally garnish your wages, but only after they obtain a court order. Garnishment is usually a “last resort” effort by creditors to collect on their

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What to Do if Your Wages or Unemployment Benefits are Garnished

UPDATE: As of March 13, 2020 – the date that President Donald Trump declared the coronavirus crisis a national disaster – your federal benefits such as stimulus checks or IRS refunds can not be garnished due to unpaid debts. This new rule is in effect based on relief granted by the $2 trillion CARES Act

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I Have a Student Loan With a Company. What Can I Do To Keep This Company From Garnishing My Check and Taking My Federal and State Taxes?

Q: I Have a Student Loan With a Company. What Can I Do To Keep This Company From Garnishing My Check and Taking My Federal and State Taxes? A: It sounds like your student loan is obviously delinquent, and possibly already in default status. When you have such overdue loans, you are subject wage garnishments

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How to Appeal a Wage Garnishment for Defaulted Student Loans

If you default on a federal student loan, the government has a right to garnish your wages in order to obtain payment. The good news is that you can appeal a wage garnishment and request a hearing on the matter in order to demonstrate why it is that you can’t afford the payments and wage

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