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Wage Garnishments in Olympia

Wage garnishment can be stopped - our Olympia bankruptcy lawyers can help

If your debt becomes unmanageable and you start missing payments on bills, creditors can pursue a lawsuit for wage garnishment. If the lawsuit is successful, up to 25% of a person's wages can be garnished. For someone experiencing money problems, this could be the tipping point for their finances, making it impossible to ever get caught up on bills. It could even cause them to lose their home to repossession or have their car repossessed.

If you're being sued for wage garnishment, or it's already happening, our Washington State bankruptcy attorneys can put a stop to it immediately. First, you should respond to the lawsuit, because it will buy you a little time to figure out a plan. Our Olympia bankruptcy attorneys offer a free evaluation of your situation, so contact our office and put a stop to wage garnishment.

Wage garnishment can make your financial situation seem hopeless, but we can help
  • Our Thurston County bankruptcy attorneys can stop wage garnishment in most cases
  • If you're being sued for wage garnishment, you should respond to the lawsuit immediately
  • Ignoring a lawsuit could result in a creditor receiving a judgment in as little as 14 days
  • Bankruptcy offer a fresh financial start, so get help from our Olympia wage garnishment attorneys

if you've fallen behind on bills, you've probably had your fill of phone calls from debt collectors. These calls can happen at any time of day or night, and some may even try to tell you that filing for bankruptcy will lead to financial ruin. This is untrue. Bankruptcy laws were designed to help hard working people find relief from insurmountable debt, and one of the ways it accomplishes this is by stopping wage garnishment.

Wage garnishment lawsuits are one of the most ruthless tactics used by creditors, and they can make it impossible to ever recover financially. Fortunately, there is a way to fight back, and our Olympia wage garnishment relief attorneys can help.

Our bankruptcy lawyers in Olympia will help you handle a wage garnishment lawsuit

If you're being sued for wage garnishment in Olympia, file a petition with the court quickly to be sure you're not being overcharged for your debt. A successful lawsuit could mean losing up to 25% of your earnings, which could have a devastating impact on your finances. Social security, unemployment compensation, and other forms of public aid cannot be targeted via a wage garnishment lawsuit.

If your finances are suffering to the point that you're being sued, you may have already looked into bankruptcy. Losing 25% of your paycheck to a single creditor may make it impossible to ever put a dent in your bills. Especially if most of the money is being used to pay the creditor's attorney fees and interest, instead of lowering your balance. If you wait too long and your bank account starts being garnished before you file for bankruptcy, the debt collector may be able to keep the money. This is why you need to act fast.

If your wages are currently being garnished, our Thurston County bankruptcy attorneys may still be able to help. When we file your bankruptcy in federal court, all wage garnishment immediately stops. Your debt relief lawyer may also be able to recover wages that were garnished during the 60 days previous to filing.

Stop wage garnishment now by contacting a bankruptcy lawyer in Olympia

Wage garnishment lawsuits can send your finances into a death spiral. If you would like to hit the financial resent button and enjoy a fresh financial start, filing for bankruptcy may be your best option.

Contact an Olympia wage garnishment lawyer today for a free evaluation of your situation, and find out if you qualify to file. End harassing phone calls and stop all debt collection, including wage garnishment, by working with our experienced team of Thurston County lawyers.