Hari R. Ender is a consumer bankruptcy attorney practicing in Northeast Ohio. She has authored bankruptcy articles on Nolo.com as well as other bankruptcy sites in the Nolo Network. She earned her undergraduate degree at The Ohio State University and her law degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Hari practiced bankruptcy law exclusively for several years and in 2011 established her own practice, the office of Hari R. Ender, Esq., Attorney at Law.
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If you are in default on a credit card account, the credit card company can try to get a credit card debt judgment against you by filing a lawsuit. If the credit card company gets a judgment, it can use all sorts of collection methods against you to get paid.
Find the Oregon-specific information you'll need to file for bankruptcy in Oregon.
Wage garnishment (also “wage withholding” or “wage attachment”) is when a creditor takes money from your paycheck before you are paid. Both federal law and New Mexico law limit the amount that creditors can take from your paycheck.
Mississippi law limits the amount of money that your creditors can garnish (take) from your wages to repay your debts. While the Mississippi wage garnishment law (also called wage attachment) allows your creditors to garnish the same amount as allowed under the federal wage garnishment law, Mississippi law does have a provision which allows you a brief grace period after a garnishment order is received.
If you file for bankruptcy in Utah, the Utah homestead exemption protects some equity in your home.
Wisconsin law limits the amount that a creditor can garnish (take) from your wages to repay your debts. The Wisconsin wage garnishment laws (also called wage attachments) are even stricter than federal wage garnishment laws.
Virginia law limits the amount that a creditor can garnish (take) from your wages for repayment of debts. The Virginia wage garnishment laws (sometimes called wage attachments) are even stricter than federal wage garnishment laws.
Wage garnishment (also called “wage attachment” or “wage withholding”) is when a creditor takes money from your paycheck before you receive it.
Illinois law establishes the amount of your wages that a creditor can deduct (garnish) from your wages for repayment of debts. The Illinois wage deduction laws (also called wage garnishment) are more restrictive than federal wage garnishment laws.
Learn about Washington state's homestead exemption and how it applies in a bankruptcy case.