Filing Bankruptcy Will Stop Wage Garnishments in New Jersey

If you have received notice of a wage garnishment in the mail, you probably have a lot of questions. Is it legal for a creditor to take someone's wages? Is there anything you can do to stop it?

At the law offices of William H. Oliver, Jr. & Associates, we offer a free initial consultation to discuss your options if your wages have been garnished.

You can stop wage garnishments. Call 732-988-1500 for a free bankruptcy consultation in Monmouth or Ocean counties.

Can A Creditor Garnish My Wages?

If a creditor obtains a judgment against you, they can garnish your wages to repay the debt. The creditor can also levy your bank account.

Some of the most common types of creditors who garnish wages to pay debts are credit card companies, hospitals, clinics and dentists.

Can I Stop A Wage Garnishment?

You can put an immediate stop to a wage garnishment by filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy or Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

Can I Get My Money Back?

If your wages have been taken from you within the past 90 days, our lawyers may be able to get your money back. However, if the money was taken more than 90 days ago, you won't be able to get it back.

For More Information About Stopping Garnishments

With offices in Toms River and Neptune City, New Jersey, our lawyers are ready to answer your bankruptcy questions and help you find solutions. Evening and Saturday appointments are available. Call local: 732-988-1500 or fill out our contact form.