What Is Wage Garnishment and How Can it Be Stopped?
The process that leads to wage garnishment can best be explained by example. Suppose you owe a creditor, such as a credit card company, and you are unable to pay your credit card bill. The creditor can file a lawsuit against you. If the judge or jury determines that you owe the money, then the creditor will win the lawsuit and will be granted what is called a judgment. A judgment is a court order signifying that the creditor has won its lawsuit and that