Can a creditor garnish a debtor's wages?

Yes, wage garnishment is a court order that requires an employer to withhold part of an employee's wages and submit that portion to the creditor in order to pay the debt.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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