Wage Garnishment

Wage garnishment also known as wage attachment occurs when your employer hold some of your wages and give them directly to the creditor. This usually happen when the creditor sues you for nonpayment and wins the case. In some cases creditors can garnish your wages even without getting court judgment. Wage garnishment usually has some limit. The limit set usually vary from state to state. However, it is very important to know that as an employee, you actually have the right to raise a valid abjection to a wage garnishment order. The main reason that can result to your wage being garnished include owing a child support, court judgment, taxes or a student loan.

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