Garnishment after bankruptcy: I filed bankruptcy and my wages are still being garnished!
I filed bankruptcy a week ago. I got my paycheck today and my wages are still being garnished! Why is this happening?
Can I file Chapter 7 if I have high income? Can I discharge taxes? Do I have to file if my spouse files? Do I have to wait ten years (after filing bankruptcy) to buy a home? We discuss some common bankruptcy myths in this post.
Considering Bankruptcy? Avoid These Mistakes
I’m considering filing bankruptcy. Should I transfer assets out of my name? Should I avoid using my credit cards? Should I pay this year’s tax bill? Should I buy a new car? The answers might surprise you.
How Can a Creditor Garnish My Wages When the Statute of Limitations Has Already Passed?
How can a creditor garnish my wages on an old debt? The statute of limitations passed years ago!
Can I Stop a Garnishment? Can I Get My Money Back?
How can I stop a garnishment? Can I get money back that’s already been garnished? How do I file a wage garnishment exemption? What happens to the judgment after I stop a garnishment?
What are the Alternatives to Bankruptcy? Can Debt Settlement Services, Consolidation Loans, or Credit Counseling Help Me?
Should you try to avoid bankruptcy? Can debt settlement services, debt consolidation loans, or consumer credit counseling help you with your debts? We discuss the options.
Can I Keep My Car if I File Bankruptcy?
What are my options for dealing with car loans in bankruptcy? Can I keep my car if I file bankruptcy?
Can my Wages be Garnished / Bank Accounts be Levied to Pay the Debts of my Spouse?
“My bank account was just levied to pay an old judgment against my spouse. Can they do that?”
How Can Bankruptcy Help Me?
What kind of problems can bankruptcy solve? While bankruptcy is a very powerful tool, it is important to know what it can and cannot do for you.
What is the Bankruptcy Means Test?
The bankruptcy means test determines if you have enough “disposable income” to fund a repayment plan. Spoiler alert: usually you won’t. We explain in this post.
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What are the Steps?
What happens during a typical Chapter 7 bankruptcy? From your first phone call to our office to the day your case closes– we explain step by step.
Which Assets are Included in the “Bankruptcy Estate”?
“Bankruptcy estate”…it sounds fancy, doesn’t it? But what’s included? Here’s what you need to know.
How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?
How much will my credit score go down when I file bankruptcy? How long does it take to rebuild my credit after bankruptcy?
Bankruptcy and Divorce: Which Should I File First?
Which should be filed first– a divorce or a bankruptcy? There are many factors to consider.
Can I Discharge Taxes in Bankruptcy?
A large percentage of bankruptcy filers owe past due income taxes. Many are surprised to learn these can sometimes be discharged in bankruptcy.