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Filing a Bankruptcy Petition to Stop Wage Garnishment

Does filing a bankruptcy petition stop wage garnishment? Many who have or have had their wages garnished will eventually find themselves asking this question. The answer is yes. Stopping the garnishment isn’t impossible. It’s not even very difficult. But certain steps must be followed. Step 1: Complete the bankruptcy petition and required credit-counseling course. Step […]

What Happens If Someone Has a Judgment Against Me from Old Credit Card Debt?

In some situations, unpaid credit card debt can lead to a lawsuit. The lawsuit could lead to a potential judgment. If someone has a credit card debt judgment against you, your wages, your bank account and your property are at risk. In California, the judgment rate of interest is set at 10%. (The judgment interest […]