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 »

Can you be garnished while under a Chapter 13?

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy stops all collection action with an automatic stay, which means that your wages cannot be garnished by a collector. The bankruptcy court, however, can issue a wage garnishme... Read More »

How to Buy a Car While in Bankruptcy?

The number of bankruptcy filings has grown in recent years, due to the sour economy, high unemployment and rising credit costs. When an individual decides to file for bankruptcy, they may file Chap... Read More »