Can wages be garnished in State of Texas for car repossession?
YES businessjournal.net txsheriffs.org Employer reimbursement for garnishment: Texas law now allows an employer to charge $10 per paycheck or the actual cost of processing of a garnishment of an employee's wages for such things as IRS liens, judgments, etc.
No, they cannot. Wages are exempt property in Texas under the property code and are not subject to garnishment.
What happens is this, the vehicle gets repo'd. You still owe the deficiency after the vehicle is remarketed. The bank will take you to court for the deficiency. If you do not pay the deficiency if you are ruled against, they may garnish wages by court order. It takes legal action for wages to be garnished.
Can a spouse in Texas have his or hers wages garnished by the IRS for a tax lien that the spouse incured before the marriage?
My fiance is currently having his wages garnished from Washington State while he is employeed in the State of Texas. He isn't employeed by the State but with a private business in Texas. He lived and worked in Washington State for about 10 years with the garnishment pending before action was taken. If you can get it paid off before they start taking it, that's the way to go.
Texas Wage Garnishment Wages cannot be attached or garnished, except for child support. Income that is not a wage can be garnished or ordered turned over to a receiver. Bank accounts, rents and royalties can be garnished. Exemptions include social security benefits. WARNING For individuals living in Texas who are paid from an out of state location, there is case law (Baumgardner vs. Sou Pacific 177 S.W. 2d 317) to support taking a judgment from…