Criteria for Garnished Wages?

Answer When wages are garnished, it means a lender, a creditor or tax collector has sought repayment by requiring a person's employer to divert some of his earnings toward a debt. State and federal laws g... Read More »

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Can unemployment wages be garnished?

Federal law prohibits creditors from garnishing unemployment wages, with the exception of two cases. The only time unemployment wages can be garnished is if the judgment is for child or spousal sup... Read More »

Can my wages be garnished for my husband's debt?

On One Hand: Creditors Can Go After You.Marriage is a partnership, and each of you is liable for any debts incurred during the marriage, according to BCS Alliance, a credit and debt solutions websi... Read More »

Can wages be garnished in South Carolina?

Wages cannot be garnished in South Carolina. All wages are 100 percent exempt from garnishing by collection agencies and debt collectors, regardless of the situation. Earnings from personal service... Read More »

Can Wages Be Garnished for Civil Judgments?

When a debtor owes a creditor money, the creditor often obtains a civil judgment against the debtor for the money owed. Once the creditor has a judgment against the debtor, the creditor must still ... Read More »