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When the IRS initiates wage garnishment

We know that creditors can garnish someone’s wages via court orders, but what about if the creditor is the IRS? IRS wage garnishment is a garnishment that is initiated by the Internal Revenue Service for overdue and unpaid taxes.

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No need to worry about getting terminated over a garnishment

Many employees worry about their job when they are subjected to a wage garnishment order. Is the worry warranted? Well, from the standpoint of employer, a garnishment certainly means extra work for them, as they need to file the salary … Continue reading

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The employer’s obligations during garnishment

When a garnishment has been issued, either by a government body or a court, a writ of garnishment will be sent to the employer of the person whose wages are to be garnished. The employer will then have to act … Continue reading

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What you should know about child support garnishment

Child support garnishment or the process of withholding a portion of the other parent’s wages in order to help with the rearing of a child happens a lot more often these days than we may realize, since the number of … Continue reading

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How do you avoid wage garnishment?

Let’s face it; being subjected to a wage garnishment, sucks. There is nothing more deflating than knowing that your income for every month is going to be deducted, and it’s not good for anyone’s morale. However, not getting garnished in … Continue reading

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What are the limits for garnishment?

If you have been subject to wage garnishment on a monthly basis, you know how financially burdensome it can be. In view of this, the US government has enacted certain laws to also protect the garnishee. These limits cap the … Continue reading

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Wage garnishment and student loans

For most of us, education is a must if you want to obtain better career prospects, and that means high school is not enough. But higher education is also costly (in fact, very costly these days), and that is why … Continue reading

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Can bankruptcy stop garnishment?

How does bankruptcy and wage garnishment tie in together? This happens when you have been subjected to a garnishment, and you could in fact declare yourself a bankrupt under Chapter 7, and stop the garnishment. But then again, declaring yourself … Continue reading

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Seeking help when facing a wage garnishment

When facing a wage garnishment, it is likely that you would need outside help to get you through it. Being garnished can be quite a daunting prospect for many, if your income is going to be affected as a result. … Continue reading

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Wage garnishment facts

Wage garnishment is in effect, the type of garnishment that you need to focus on, 90% of the time. For most people, garnishment happens when their wages get deducted each month to pay off the debts they owe, and it … Continue reading

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What Types of Income Can Be Garnished?

Today, we look at what are the types of income that can be garnished. There is a catch – All these garnishment types are governed by the current federal garnishment laws, which as it stands, may not be compatible with … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Garnishment Laws site

Dear reader, welcome to this site! Wage garnishment (or garnishment of any kind) is always something that none of us would like to undergo, if possible. Besides the monetary loss, garnishment affects your reputation and makes it difficult for you … Continue reading

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