garnishment


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a court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee

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Wages typically are garnished by court order, with the amount of the garnishment deducted from an employee's salary until a support obligation is satisfied or a debt, often with interest, costs and fees, is paid.
I often use Chapter 13 to stop garnishment and provide my clients with a payment plan which is affordable for them.
The recent decision in MYD Marine should remind practitioners of alternative ways to collect on a judgment when a simple bank garnishment or a voluntary payment will not suffice.
Its supervisory system also failed, according to FINRA, to ensure that it disclosed reportable unsatisfied liens and judgments of registered representatives on Forms U4, when a garnishment notice was sent to the firm, or to make sure its payroll department notified compliance or supervisory personnel to determine if the garnishment involved a reportable event, or that compliance or supervisory personnel acted appropriately to consider garnishments and disclose reportable events as necessary.
The debt collectors threatened garnishment against certain borrowers who were not eligible for garnishment under the Department of Education's guidelines.
When he hears about the former employee's whereabouts later, he said, his suspicions are almost always confirmed: The person found work as an independent contractor to avoid wage garnishment.
Once the IRS declares a taxpayer currently not collectible, the IRS must stop all collection activities, including levies and garnishments.
Lawsuits are usually a last resort in default cases--an action taken after other recovery methods, such as wage garnishment, have failed.
Missouri statutes normally protect public employees' retirement funds from any kind of attachment or garnishment, except in connection with cases involving matters such as fraud or child support.
The daughter of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin hasn't attempted to enforce the court's order by wage garnishment or other means.
Legal Aid lawyers throughout the nation have hundreds of similar stories to tell about the harsh effects of the garnishment of government benefits on their low-income clients.
The rest of the loan will be paid off through government garnishment of 25 percent of the debtor's wages.
Barber could face garnishment of up to 25 percent of his net income until his debts are paid.