How to Fight Wage Garnishment


Understanding Wage Garnishment If you have fallen too far behind on your bill payments, your creditors may decide to pursue a wage garnishment, which will send a chunk of your paycheck directly to your creditor from your employer. Wage garnishment requires a court order, in most cases, resulting from winning a collection lawsuit against you. This court order will require your employer to withhold a certain amount from your paycheck, which then goes to the creditor, which can be a real financial blow. It is important to note that not every form of debt requires a court order for wage garnishment. [...]