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It happened to us when we moved from Alaska to Montana. The bank thought the loan was in default becasue of the move and proceeded to take ou $6000 from our account to pay off the truck loan.

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Q: Can a car company garnish money out of your checking and savings accounts if you moved from Texas to Michigan?
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Can the state of Michigan garnish money out checking accounts for child support?

The State can place a lien on bank accounts and other assets. The lien freezes the account.

What is a garnish order?

A garnish order is an order to confiscate part of a person's paycheck. Assets such as savings accounts, checking accounts, cars, and other assets can also be garnished.

Can a credit card company garnish your checking account?

Not without a court order.

Can collection agencies tap a personal bank account?

Yes! Creditors can garnish a personal checking account. As long as the creditor has the checking account info they can garnish a checking account.

Can a credit card company garnish your wages in the state of Michigan for an unpaid balance?

Yes. The garnishment law for Michigan is not to exceed 25% of the person's disposable income.

What do you do next after being served with lawsuit papers from credit card company?

If you are served with lawsuit papers from a credit card company, contact an attorney immediately. If you wait, your time to answer the petition will expire and depending on the state you live in, that credit card company can obtain a default judgment to garnish your wages or your checking/savings accounts.

In the state of Michigan can a hospital that is garnishing you also garnish your federal wages?

No, in Michigan a hospital cannot garnish any federal wages or taxes. They can only garnish work wages that you earn on a regular basis.

Can joint checking accounts be garnished for credit card debt in Maryland?

under Maryland Law they cannot garnish funds from a Jointly held account unless the judgement was again both owners. They also cannot garnish retirement or escrow account

Can collection agencies garnish or seize your checking account?


Can a car loan company garnish your checking account or your wages in the state of South Dakota?

If the judge awards that as a method of satisfying the terms of the loan, probably.

Checking account with a bank that you also have credit card with Can they garnish your checking account without you knowing?


Can a lawyer garnish a checking account?

With a court order, yes, they can.

In Pennsylvania can a creditor garnish your wages or levy your bank account?

They can levy bank accounts in most cases, they cannot garnish wages.

Can Social Security Administration seize or garnish IRA accounts?


Can a credit card company garnish your wages in California?

A credit card company can garnish you wages if they successfully sue for the owed funds in court. They cannot garnish wages before going through the court system.

If you have a nonperiodic garnishment against you in the state of Michigan can they garnish a joint bank account?

Yes, joint bank accounts are subject to garnishments or levy for debts of any or all of the account holders and regardless of who puts the money in.

Can a creditor garnish wages and seize money from a bank account in Michigan?

A creditor can garnish wages or attach assets if they have obtained a judgment against the debtor.

Can an credit card company garnish your wages?


Can a finance company garnish your wages if you work and live in sc Work in sc owe debt in Georgia?

Yes, a finance company from Georgia can garnish wages even if the person lives and works in South Carolina. If the company got a judgement in court, they can garnish the wages in any state.

Can a finance company garnish a pay check if car has been returned?

Can not garnish in Texas or Penselvaina Can in other states

Can a credit card company garnish wages in the state of Oregon?

Can a collection agency garnish wages in the state of Oregon?

I don't work and don't have a checking account my husband is the only one on the house note when we file taxes can a credit card company garnish our taxes if its my credit card?

no, a credit card company can not garnish your taxes only a federal or state entity can. The CC company could have a lien placed on something of value, so that when that item (house, boat, car, motorcycle, furniture, etc) is sold, they are paid first from the proceeds.

Can your checking account be frozen for debt collection even if you have Social Security Disability checks direct deposited in it every month?

Debt collectors cannot garnish the SSD checks, but they can attach bank accounts. It's best to keep them separate.

In the state of Tennessee if you have judgment from the courts and they ask a company for an employee to has his checks garnish and the company refuses to answer or garnish wages what are your rights?

You can take the company to court and have the court submit a judgment against the company. You can actually obtain your money from the company that refuses to submit the Garnishee Answer.

Can a loan company garnish your check with out going to court?