Wage Garnishments & Bankruptcy

People often deal with wage garnishments when considering bankruptcy. Here, you will find a range of materials and articles explaining the legal ramifications and consequences of wages garnishments and how bankruptcy affects your legal rights.

JCH LAW FIRM Pleased To Announce Attorney Jeff Hsu is Now a California Board Certified Bankruptcy Specialist

JCH LAW FIRM is pleased to announce that attorney Jeffrey Hsu is now a California State Bar Board Certified Legal Specialist in Bankruptcy Law as of August 1, 2014. We look forward to continuing to serve the Southern California community at large, and we hope our current and future clients feel even more confident that JCH LAW FIRM is right for their needs.      

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Debtors Can Recover Monies Taken Through Wage Garnishments 90 Days Before the Bankruptcy Filing

A debtor should pursue recovery of the monies that were levied before the bankruptcy case was filed when the case trustee will not pursue the monies that were garnished.  In some cases, debtors are fortunate in that the sherriff is still in possession of the money; in these cases, debtors will typically receive the monies back from the sherriff once the trustee decides not to pursue it.  ...

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