Creditors have a variety of strategies at their disposal when they are attempting to recover the money owed to them through unpaid debts, and one of the most difficult to avoid is the practice of wage garnishing. Wage garnishments are portions of your paycheck which are deducted before the money is even paid to you and sent instead to your creditor in an effort to bypass the debtor in the repayment process.
If a creditor has begun garnishing your wages, you likely have many questions about the legality of this action and your rights as a debtor. The experienced Houston bankruptcy lawyers at the Russell Van Beustring P.C., have the knowledge and the resources necessary to get you the answers you need. Call today at 713-973-6650 to learn more about your legal options.
What Debts Can Wages Be Garnished For?
Most debts are not permitted to be collected through wage garnishments, but the following types of debts may be collected through wage garnishments if you fail to pay them on time:
- Child support and alimony
- Student loans
- Back taxes
- Court judgments
If you are facing wage garnishment, it is essential that you have skilled legal representation in order to protect your rights. Call the experienced Houston bankruptcy attorneys at the Russell Van Beustring P.C., today at 713-973-6650 for a free consultation.