Can My Pay Be Garnished by Any Company While I Am in Bankruptcy?

Answer Bankruptcy provides protection against garnishment, making it impossible for traditional creditors like credit card companies to garnish your bank account or wages. However, there is one notable ex... Read More »

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Are your wages garnished in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

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 »

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 »

What happens if I sue a company in bankruptcy?

A company that is in bankruptcy is either in the process of liquidating all of its assets and going out of business, or having its debt forgiven so the company can reorganize and start fresh. In e... Read More »

What happens when a company files for bankruptcy?

When a company files for bankruptcy, it is acknowledging its insolvency and need to eliminate lots of debt. While in bankruptcy, a judge may discharge some debts and put the company on a path towar... Read More »