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The long and short of it is--Yes. You signed a promissory note--you promised to pay and you haven't.

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Q: Can creditors garnish wages on a secured debt?
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Yes, wages can be garnished for consumer debt. The creditor would first have to sue you and get a judgement, then ask the court to garnish your wages. If the debt is secured, like a home or car they will likely just foreclose or repossess.

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