If you are unemployed can your wages be garnished?
huh? Unemployed normally equals no wages. And these wages are coming from where if your unemployed?
Its coming from Unemployment Benefits from the State!
i have athird party collector that has garnished my wages for my student loan it is in default i was divorced in 2005 and out of work with a broken neck and unemployed for a year and 6months but now i am back gainfully employed i have been garnished b?
Yes. However, the Consumer Credit Protection Act limits the amount. Your wages can be garnished up to a maximum of 50% to cover child and/or spousal support if you are supporting another spouse or child. If you are not supporting another child and/or spouse, up to 60% of your wages can be garnished. Generally, no more than 25 percent of a person's wages is garnished.
A person on fixed income wages can be garnished. The reason I know is because my friends father got his wages garnished because he borrowed to much money on his chase card. Her father has to pay back 35,000: that includes intrest. My advice is to not get a credit card and if you get a credit card, only use it for emergencies only because you do not want your wages garnished when you already…