Are your wages garnished in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

Answer Wages are not garnished with a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. In fact, filing for Chapter 13 can halt or prevent wage garnishment. Instead, the person filing proposes a payment plan and then if accepted, i... Read More »

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Are your wages garnished in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Ohio?

When successfully filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in the state of Ohio, wages are considered exempt and cannot be garnished by the state or federal government. Creditors who have garnished wages p... Read More »

Can my wages be garnished in addition to a Chapter 13?

When you file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, creditors are supposed to stop using wage garnishments as a tool to collect on delinquent accounts. But if the garnishment continues, you may have to petiti... Read More »

How to Claim Wages Owed on a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

The filing of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition involves a meticulous listing of each and every asset, debt and transfer of property. The bankruptcy debtor must also disclose all of his creditors. Fu... Read More »

How much of your wages can be garnished?

A wage garnishment is the process by which a creditor can demand that your employer withhold a portion of your earnings every pay period to satisfy a debt. Title III of the Consumer Credit Protecti... Read More »