Can a collection agency garnish wages?

Answer On One Hand: It's an OptionIf a lender wins a judgment against a debtor who still fails to pay what's owed, that lender can get a court to garnish the debtor's wages. Since a collection agency has ... Read More »

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I have a medical bill for 168.00 that was sent to a collection agency after I made a payment. They are going to keep in the collection agency until my bill is paid off. This can not be right.?

If the bill was late enough to be sent to a collection agency, the collection of that bill has been turned over to that collection agency as well.

How to Garnish Wages?

Wage garnishment is a way to collect your debt directly from the debtor's paycheck to ensure payment. You should consider wage garnishment only after all other attempts to collect your debt have fa... Read More »

Can Collections Garnish Wages?

Collection agencies and departments accept responsibility for recovering debts that the original creditor cannot. When a consumer defaults on a credit card, for example, the credit card company wil... Read More »

Can a payday lender garnish my wages?

In most states, wage garnishment cannot be undertaken by cash advance or payday loan businesses. Read your contract from payday lenders carefully to see if the loan entitles the business to claim f... Read More »