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Can you be sued in Texas and have your wages garnished?
Hi there. I am a Texas collection attorney. You can have your wages garnished in Texas ONLY for child or spousal support. That's what the Texas Constitution says. So if you are not being sued for child or spousal support, your wages cannot be garnished to satisfy a judgment. Hope this helps. Good luck. Although Texas does have a statute that prevents wage garnishment by a judgment creditor there is an exception if no other method is available for the creditor to execute...
Can your wages be garnished if you voluntarily repo your car in Texas?
YES No, wages can not be garnished in Tx except for the IRS, Student Loans, & Child Support.....They can however garnish a bank account if they get a judgment against you in court. ...
Asked in Bankruptcy Law
A creditor won a judgment against me and the estate of my marriage for a debt incurred prior to my marriage can my husband's wages be garnished to collect on this judgment?
If the husband was not liable for the debt, then his wages cannot be garnished to collect on the judgment. The judgment is against the person who incurred the debt. ...
Asked in Income Garnishment
In the state of Michigan can a deficiency judgment garnish wages?
Garnished wages happen because a lawsuit was won against you. These wages will continue to be garnished until the judgement is paid completely. ...
Can a person's wages or bank account be garnished for credit card debt in Texas?
Texas allows bank account levy by a creditor judgment. Wage garnishment is only allowed if the creditor does not have any other means of executing the judgment. ...
When a home is foreclosed on in Florida can the borrower's wages be garnished for any sale deficit if the borrower is living in Texas?
Texas allows wage garnishment by the judgment creditor if there are no other means of the judgment holder collecting the monies that are duly owed. ...
Can a wages be garnished in Texas for a SBA loan?
The state of Texas does allow for the garnishment of wages other than child support and school loans. Tax returns and other federal monies can be garnished. ...
Can your wages be garnished for the repossession of a vehicle in Louisiana?
If the lender decides to sue the borrower and wins a judgment, the judgment can be executed as a wage garnishment ...
Can a collection agency say you must pay hundreds of dollars a month or your wages will be garnished?
Its your choice. What amount would they get IF they garnished your wages? More or less? Do they have a judgment for the balance due? IF so, they gave you a choice. ...
Asked in Income Garnishment, Repossession, Foreclosure
Can your wages be garnished if you foreclose on a house?
depending on the state you live in yes. If the bank forecloses and they get a default judgment against you, they can garnish your wages. Not in Texas though. There are other states that don't allow wage garnishment, except on federal debt ...
Can your wages be garnished in Texas if you are default n a car loan?
Yes it can if the loan company taKES it to court and gets a judgment against you, then by all means they can take your taxes, pay, etc. ...
Can wages be garnished for a repossession in Texas?
Texas law only allows wage garnishment when the judgment creditor does not have other means for collecting the debt owed. If the debtor has a bank account or non exempt property that can be levied, seized or a lien placed by a judgment, wage garnishment is not allowed. ...
Asked in Repossession, Income Garnishment, Texas
Does the state of Texas allow garnishment of wages for a repossessed vehicle?
garnished wages in Texas no the state of Texas does not garnish wages for no debts unless it is IRS related or student loans or anything dealing with government loans....
Does the state of Texas garnish wages for credit card debts?
No the state of Texas prohibits garnishment by creditors. Only if there are no other means of executing the judgment order. For example the levy of a bank account. Additional: Texas appears to be one of four states in the US that does not allow wages to be garnished. See below link: ...
Does Texas allow garnishment of wages for out of state medical bills?
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 Texas, domesticating the judgment in the foreign state, then filing...