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Bankruptcy Stops Lawsuits & Garnishment

Use Bankruptcy to stop lawsuits and garnishment

If you have been sued, then its possible for your paycheck to be garnished at any time.  Generally the creditor can get 25% of your pay.  Every payday.  What’s worse, and most people are unaware of this, creditors are not limited to garnishing your paycheck.  They can also wipe out your ENTIRE BANK ACCOUNT! Unless the funds in your account are protected by law, and in most of the cases we see there is no such protection, the entire account can be wipe out.  Without warning.  If you have checks written on the account, and most of us do at any given time, they will bounce, and you will not only be out the money in the account, but you will end up with bounced check fees.

It doesn’t stop; there.  It is also possible for creditors to file liens against property and non-retirement accounts. The good news is that filing for Chapter 13 or Chapter 7 bankruptcy stops garnishment and lien actions immediately.

Bankruptcy Stops Lawsuits and Garnishments

Since 1986, we have helped thousands of Southern Ohio families stop garnishments and get back on track financially.  We can file your case quickly and stop the garnishments.  You will be on the road to financial recover and can stop worrying about whether or not you will have a bank account in the morning, or if your check will be short this week.

Garnishment, Your Paycheck, and Your Bank Account

Before you can be garnished, there are steps that creditors must take. We have two guides, a 60 second guide for the highlights, and a more comprehensive, but easy to read five minute guide.  You can get them instantly by clicking here DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE.

For specific information about your situation, you can email your questions to us by using the contact us page (on the home page of this site).  Or, we will be happy to talk to you on the phone. Just call us up and talk to one of our attorneys about your situation.  We can tell you what you can do.  You may have options you don’t know about.

Sometimes filing bankruptcy is the answer, sometimes not.  How will you know if you don’t ask?  We make it easy and quick to get the information you need to make the right decision.

If bankruptcy is the answer, we can get you filed quickly.  Remember, it is the FILING of the case, not the HIRING OF THE ATTORNEY which stops the garnishment.  So, if you need to file, you may need it done quickly.  Our staff of over a dozen attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants ensure that your garnishment can be stopped very quickly, normally before the next paycheck.

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