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If the lender sues the borrower and wins a judgment the lender can then execute the judgment as a wage garnishment on any outstanding amount that is owed and in some cases legal fees and other expenses incurred in the recovery of the debt.

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Q: Does the state of Missouri allow wage garnishment if a repossessed mobile home is sold for less than the contracted amount?
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What are Missouri wage garnishment laws?

According to Missouri state statutes, a creditor can take the lesser of 25 percent of wages, 10 percent if the debtor is the head of a family and a Missouri resident, or the amount that is above 30 times the federal minimum hourly wage.

Does an employer pay the full amount of the garnishment when told to garnish wages from an employee.?

The employer WITHHOLDS the amount required in the garnishment and pays that amount each pay period to the company/person having the legal right to that amount.

How do you find out when your garnishment of wages will end?

The court order granting the garnishment should tell you when the garnishment will end. They might just tell you the amount you will have to pay before you are off the hook.

Is there a way to settle garnishment after 4 years?

If you are being garnished for a set amount and are able to pay that in total then you should be able to get the garnishment lifted. If it's not for a set amount, then probably not.

Do you have to pay the whole vehicle off if it is repossessed?

Once a car has been repossessed, you as the owner of the vehicle have the obligation to repay any amount still owed on the loan. Once a car is repossessed, it is often sold in a repossessed cars auction by the finance company. The amount which the car was sold for will be deducted from the total loan amount and then the difference will be owed by yourself. So yes you would have to pay the whole vehicle off if it was repossessed.

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What is Missouri Law for paying off repossessed cars?

The laws for all US states are much the same. In MO. when a vehicle is repossessed by the lender due to a default in the terms of the contract the lender is required to sell the vehicle at public auction for the amount closests to its assessed value. If there is a discrepancy in the amount for which the vehicle is sold and the balance of the loan, the lender may pursue collection for that amount in the manner the law allows, which can include a lawsuit.

I recently had a leased vehicle repossessed. Now the bank is trying to collect a large lump sum deficiency amount from me. If they get a judgement against me for this amount can they take the money from my bank accounts?

No, they can't. They can put a judgement on your home, so if you try to sell it and do. They will get the money owed to them, and then you will get the rest. Yes, they can seek a garnishment for the amount. However, garnishments can be filed for your paycheck as well.

can the amount per pay check be reduced and can we offer a settlement amount once a garnishment has started ?

Contact your attorney or the court to offer a settlement. You will likely not get your garnishment reduced unless your income has decreased.

How long do garnishments last?

Until the amount of the garnishment/debt is repaid.

Can the amount of garnishment be reduced?

yes request discharge and appear in court

Can you deduct the amount of money taken out of your paycheck for a garnishment on your tax return?


How does wage garnishment work?

Simple version: The creditor sues the debtor and is awarded a judgment. The creditor executes the judgment as a wage garnishment. The garnishment papers are served on the garnishee's employer. The employer withholds the amount stated in the garnishment order from the named employee's wages until the debt is satisfied or the garnishment order is no longer valid.

Can you still owe money after your car is repossessed because of the recall?

If it is repossessed, you will owe the difference between the loan amount and what they sell the vehicle for.

What percent can a creditor take out of you check for a garnishment?

That is determined by the laws of the state in which the judgment debtor resides. The maximum amount is 25% after disposable income with an amount equal to the weekly based federal or state minimum wage amount being exempt from garnishment.

If a judgment creditor over charged you on a writ of garnishment increasing the interest and the amount to be garnished can the judgment be vacated?

If a judgment creditor over charged you on a writ of garnishment increasing the interest and the amount to be garnished can the judgment be vacated?

How do you receive amount balance on a garnishment?

Contact the collection agency that is doing the garnishment, .I would also ask them to email you all the documents as we'll. Keep for your records.

What are the wage garnishment laws concerning repossession in Kansas?

The state applies federal guidelines to wage garnishment judgments. The maximum amount is 25% of disposable income with the first $154.50 (weekly based) being exempt from garnishment action.

What is the percentage that can be garnished from your wages during a foreclosure on your home in the state of Florida?

The state uses the federal garnishment amount of 25% of disposable weekly income with the first $154.50 being exempt from garnishment. Tennesee garnishment are generally allowed for a maximum of three months and then the garnishment order must be renewed by the garnisher.

How does stop wage garnishment work?

When an employer receives notice of a wage garnishment, he notifies the department that is responsible for maintaining the payroll records. From there, the amount of the garnishment is subtracted from what is left of an employee's income after federal, state, and local taxes have been deducted.

Can you still owe money after your motorhome is repossessed?

Absolutely. When an item is repossessed, it's typically auctioned off. The person who the property was repossessed from is still responsible for the difference between what the final auction price was and what the amount owed at the time of repossession was. Additionally, repossession, storage, and transportation costs will be added to the amount owed.

Does bankruptcy cover the amount you are upside down on a vehicle after it has been repossessed in Colorado?

It can.

Can a involuntary lien lead to wage garnishment?

No. The lien holder would have to go to court and ask for a garnishment. He can keep the lien at the same time until all the amount is paid.

Is it legal for a creditor to garnish one hundred percent of your wages?

No, the maximum amount allowed for debt garnishment is 25% or the lesser amount established by the law of the state of residency; with the first $154.50 of weekly wage being exempt from garnishment. This applies to wage garnishment for debt only, it does not apply to court ordered child support, spousal maintenance or in some cases garnishment action for state and/or federal income tax arrearages.

What is the maximum percent of wage garnishment?

The amount of pay subject to garnishment is based on an employee's disposable earnings, which is the amount left after legally required deductions are made such as taxes. For ordinary garnishments, not for support, bankruptcy, or any state or federal tax, the weekly amount may not exceed the lesser 25%.