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Wage Garnishment Attorney in Long Beach, CA

How Does Wage Garnishment Work?

Although they are somewhat uncommon, creditors can use a wage garnishment to pick away at your paychecks until their debt is paid off. Most states limit wage garnishments to no more than 25% of your income. However, this limitation is already too high for most people. In many cases, wage garnishments are just enough to pay off monthly interest amounts but the base debt stays the same, sinking people into cycles of financial troubles.

A wage garnishment requires a court order first unless your debt is for:

  • Student loans
  • Taxes
  • Child support

Put an end to your wage garnishment. Reach out to our office in Long Beach, CA at (888) 527-7853 for a free consultation!

How to Stop a Wage Garnishment

If stopping wage garnishment is a priority, bankruptcy could be an option for you. When you successfully file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after passing the means test, an automatic stay will be placed on creditor actions. An automatic stay stops them from touching your accounts and finances by any means, even wage garnishment.

Be aware that wage garnishments can be reinstated after your bankruptcy is completed, depending on the outcome. It is important to always work closely with an attorney to ensure you are getting to the best debt solution.

Fight Wage Garnishments in Long Beach, CA

Wage garnishments can be a real burden to anyone. Worst of all, they are often imposed without any say from the debtor, making them feel helpless to do anything. At our law firm, we want to make certain you know that this is far from the truth. With our bankruptcy lawyers on your side, you can fight wage garnishment, you can discover how your property can be protected from collection, and you can work towards a more comfortable future.

Creditors that are desperate to collect payments from you may use wage garnishments to take a portion of your paycheck whenever it arrives. If this is making a difficult living and financial situation even worse for you, it is time you talk to Leibowitz Law Group. Our lawyers for wage garnishment can discuss your legal options with you during a free initial consultation.

Do you need a lawyer to stop an ongoing wage garnishment? Let us review your case. Call (888) 527-7853 today to begin.

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