Ending Wage Garnishment with Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy Lawyer in Glendale
Facing the prospect of wage garnishment can be very frightening and embarrassing. Generally arising from a judgment against you, a garnishment summons will be served to your employer by the local sheriff. Such an action can lead to the withholding of 25% of your after-tax income, and sometimes further fees by your employer for the extra efforts required of them by the wage garnishment. This places incredible stress upon your finances and places undue pressure and liability upon your employer as well. To explore what options can bring an immediate end to wage garnishment, it is wise to be in touch with a Glendale bankruptcy attorney.
In many cases, filing for bankruptcy protection can place a hold on any pending wage garnishment efforts. In both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 efforts, judgments that arose from lawsuits (with the exception of child support) will be stopped and seizure of your income forbidden while your case is in progress. Funds that may have been taken from you after the date of your bankruptcy filing must be returned to you. Though in the long-term, some judgments may not be discharged through bankruptcy, your attorney can explore ways in which certain creditor liens can be dismissed and become uncollectable once your case is closed.
Glendale Bankruptcy Attorney
We at RJB Law Offices are committed to providing exemplary and individualized legal care to each client we represent. Law is a service-oriented business. Though you may come to us in great distress, we can help in providing immediate relief to the disruption that financial stress has caused in your life. Our attorneys will thoroughly examine your case and will assist you in taking the needed actions to establish a more stable and manageable financial future.
Why spend another sleepless night worrying about what tomorrow might bring? Contact a Glendale Bankruptcy Lawyer today to obtain the efforts of a strong legal advocate.