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Garnishing Wages In certain states your wages cannot be garnished for certain liabilities. For instance, if you owe taxes, they will garnish your wages, if you owe child support and have been a deadbeat parent, they will garner your wages, however, there are some jurisdictions that will not garnish your wages for certain unsecured debt. More input from FAQ Farmers:
  • Florida but only if you are head of household.
  • South Carolina, too!
  • Pennsylvania, South Carolina, North Carolina and Texas do not allow wage garnishment for creditor debt. Florida does not have specific laws prohibiting the action, but does have laws that make it very difficult for wage garnishment against the "head of household."
  • Kansas - Special "purchased paper" law. Basically, if an account is sold to another company *BEFORE* judgment, a wage garnishment is not allowed. If an account is sold to another company *AFTER* judgment, then a wage garnishment is allowed.
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Which states do not garnish wages?

North and South Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas. The exceptions to wage garnishment in these states are..taxes, child support, Federal student loans, court ordered fines or

What states can garnish wages?

At present four U.S. states � North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas � do not allow wage garnishment at all except for debts related to taxes, child suppor

Which US states allow wage garnishment?

         *   All US states allow wage garnishment for creditor debt with the exception of Pennsylvania, South Carolina, North Carolina and Texas (dependin

What is the wage garnishment law in the state of NJ?

  Allowed. At present four U.S. states - North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas - do not allow wage garnishment at all except for debts related to taxes, c

What is the wage garnishment law in the state of Pennsylvania?

  Wage garnishment may only occur in very limited circumstances. Judgments for Child or Spousal Support, PHEAA Student Loans, room and board for 4 weeks or less, back rent

What is the state of Pennsylvania law for wage garnishments?

  Wage garnishments can only occur in limited circumstances. Credit card debt is not one of them.   The limited circumstances would include anything with the IRS, PHEAA

Who can garnish wages in the State of Florida?

Anyone who is owed money and who receives a valid court judgment to do so. This includes but is not limited to, child support, spousal maintenance, creditor debt, monies owed

What is the state law on wage garnishment in Kentucky?

Garnishment is a process by which creditors [hospitals, doctors, credit card, loan companies or banks, etc] take a part of your income [dividends, commissions, rent received,