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How To Prevent Bank Levies, Wage Garnishments And Other Seizures After Filing Bankruptcy?

Avoiding harsh collections actions such as bank levies, wage garnishments and other asset seizures is one of the reasons that many debtors file bankruptcy.  But one of the problems with this motivation is that the bankruptcy is usually filed right on the eve of such seizures, creating a situation where seizures may happen after the [...]

By |2018-11-19T20:50:44-05:00October 12th, 2010|Debt and Tax Relief, Tax - Debt Garnishments|Comments Off on How To Prevent Bank Levies, Wage Garnishments And Other Seizures After Filing Bankruptcy?

Three Steps To Wage Garnishment

Steps To Wage Garnishment When a debtor falls behind on their credit card bills, aggressive collections actions such as wage garnishment don't happen overnight. The road to wage garnishment and asset seizures often takes months or even years. Below are the steps a creditor takes before they garnish your wages. The creditor will begin calling [...]

By |2017-12-13T01:47:56-05:00October 10th, 2010|Debt and Tax Relief, Tax - Debt Garnishments|Comments Off on Three Steps To Wage Garnishment

How To Battle Non Wage Garnishments

If a debtor has become delinquent on their debt payments for long enough, creditors will eventually file a lawsuit against them and may win a judgment. With a judgment in place the creditor can garnish wages and get the right to use non wage garnishments which typically means they will seize bank accounts. If a [...]

By |2018-11-14T21:13:51-05:00August 30th, 2010|Debt and Tax Relief, Tax - Debt Garnishments|Comments Off on How To Battle Non Wage Garnishments

Four Steps to Fight Wage Garnishments

How to Fight a Wage Garnishment If you're significantly delinquent on your debts then you're probably at risk for a wage garnishment. Creditors are becoming more aggressive when it comes to collecting on even small amounts of debts and wage garnishment is just one of their many collection tools. Texas Wage Garnishment Law Wage garnishments [...]

By |2019-04-17T07:40:48-05:00August 20th, 2010|Debt and Tax Relief, Tax - Debt Garnishments|Comments Off on Four Steps to Fight Wage Garnishments

Getting Rid Of Tax Liens After Bankruptcy

Tax Liens After Bankruptcy Tax liens and other types of liens do remain after a bankruptcy discharge; however, they do not attach to any property acquired after your bankruptcy discharge. Getting Rid of Your Tax Liens After Bankruptcy Also, you may be able to have a tax lien release or removed if the following applies: [...]

By |2017-12-13T01:48:37-05:00August 9th, 2010|Debt and Tax Relief, Tax - Debt Garnishments|Comments Off on Getting Rid Of Tax Liens After Bankruptcy

Student Loans and Wage Garnishments

Texas law allows student loan lenders and government agencies to issue wage garnishments against debtors who have defaulted on their debts. Facts you should know about student loan wage garnishments: The law requires that a student loan lender send the debtor a written notice to their last known address at least 30 days before they [...]

By |2018-11-14T21:13:59-05:00July 21st, 2010|Debt and Tax Relief, Tax - Debt Garnishments|Comments Off on Student Loans and Wage Garnishments

Tax Debts And Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Debtors who file Chapter 13 bankruptcy will repay their debts partially or in full over a course of three to five years.  Depending on their circumstances, they may be able to partially discharge their federal or state taxes. Rules debtors in Chapter 13 bankruptcy should know about tax debt: Tax debts generally are considered priority [...]

By |2018-11-19T22:16:06-05:00June 18th, 2010|Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Tax - Debt Garnishments|Comments Off on Tax Debts And Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Preventing Bank Levies After Filing Bankruptcy

When debtors file for bankruptcy without the help of an attorney they often run into troubles such as post-bankruptcy filing bank levies.  One of the mistakes that pro se bankruptcy filers make when submitting their bankruptcy paperwork is forgetting to notify all of the parties involved in collecting their debt payments.  For example, before filing [...]

By |2018-11-16T19:02:00-05:00June 9th, 2010|After Bankruptcy, Debt Collectors, Loans / Mortgages, Tax - Debt Garnishments|Comments Off on Preventing Bank Levies After Filing Bankruptcy

Three Reasons Why Waiting For Debts To Disappear Is A Bad Financial Strategy

It can happen to the best of us-we lose a job, fall on hard times and our bills go unpaid.  But many of us opt to simply ignore our debts instead of coming up with a plan to either repay them or make them go away legally.  Many of us mistakenly believe that debts will [...]

By |2018-11-16T21:27:04-05:00June 1st, 2010|Bankruptcy, Debt Collectors, Economy, Lawsuits, Managing Your Finances, Tax - Debt Garnishments, Unemployment - Job Loss|Comments Off on Three Reasons Why Waiting For Debts To Disappear Is A Bad Financial Strategy

States Can File Objection To Bankruptcy Plan On Behalf Of Domestic Support Claimant

In the Chapter 13 bankruptcy case of Trupp, Douglas; In re, the bankruptcy court partially sustained an objection to the confirmation of a debtor's Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan. The details of the bankruptcy case: In the debtor's Chapter 13 case, the Arizona Department of Economic Security filed a priority claim in the amount of $106,607 [...]

By |2018-11-16T22:42:00-05:00May 17th, 2010|Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Economy, Lawsuits, Tax - Debt Garnishments|Comments Off on States Can File Objection To Bankruptcy Plan On Behalf Of Domestic Support Claimant