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Answered 2009-02-06 21:23:19


As per the information I have..... In Texas, you can only be garnished for state taxes, not for private debt. :)


This is not legal advice, just a friend helping another :)

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Can someone garnish a cosigner for a car and garnish the primary also?

In the State of Texas, the answer would be "YES" as both parties signed for the car loan and both are responsible for the balance due. I was the primary signor but the cosigner had the car and was making the payments. Then she stopped making payments after owning the car for 3 years and the car was repossessed.

If you give up your car can they garnish your wages and put a lien on your house you live in Texas?

After the lender gets a judgment they can garnish your wages but they cannot getyour house unless you used it as collateral for the car loan.

If a car is financed in Texas and repossessed in Kentucky can the lender garnish your wages in Kentucky?

If a garnishment has been ruled against you in a judgment it can be collected no matter where you are.

Can collection agencies garnish wages in Texas?

can a collection agency garnish your wages in texas

When can a car be repossessed in Texas?

In most instances when you get behind on your payments. The exact details of when the lender will repossess the vehicle is listed in the contract you signed when you took out the loan on the vehicle. Read your contract with the lender.

In the State of Texas can the lender on a repo for the deficiency that is still due after the auction put a lien on your house?

YES, who spread that rumor? LOL Texas is a no garnishment state. Therefore they cannot garnish your wages for any reason.

Can a judge garnish your wages in Texas?

No, only the federal government can garnish your wages.

Can a finance company garnish a pay check if car has been returned?

Can not garnish in Texas or Penselvaina Can in other states

Can a payday loan company garnish your wages?

No. In the state of Texas a creditor cannot garnish your wages no matter how much is owed.

In Texas can an employer garnish your wages for an electric bill?

The employer does not garnish your wages, they simply obey the order of garnishment. And, yes, the electric service provider can garnish your wages once they have obtained a judgment.

What states cannot garnish wages for debt collection?

North and South Caroline, Texas and Pennsylvania. These 4 states can not garnish for debt collection.

What can a lender do in the state of Texas if my vehicle was repossed and sold and now they want me to pay the balance and I can't afford to?

They can sue you and garnish your wages, your bank accounts, your state tax return, and the court could order you to liquidate real property to satisfy the judgment.

Can a debt collector garnish your wages on a repossession in Texas?

Yes if you signed a wage garnish when buying the car. If you didn't they may be able to but the courts will have to decide.

Can a creditor garnish your wages in Pennsylvania?

No They can not.....you are in one of the safe states. Texas and North and South Carolina along with Pa are safe states that can not garnish wages.

I understand that there are four states where they cannot garnish your wages and Texas is one of them,is this correct?

Answer South Carolina, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas, you are correct on Texas.

Are you allowed to pay the arrears after your car has been repossessed in the state of Texas?

Not only that, but you are expected to pay the arrears payments, too. The loan is still outstanding and the lender has every right to collect from the borrower what was promised (in writing) by them to pay.

In Texas can your bank account be garnished?

I am a layman, but due to a lawsuit i had filed, my lawyer informed me that in Texas, you cannot garnish someones wages, but you CAN garnish where they put their money, such as bank accounts, etc. I am in the process of researching how to determine what bank accounts they have and what the procedure is, but the answer is yes.

You have credit card debts in Canada you are currently settled in Texas Can the Canadian credit card companies garnish your wages in Texas?

i amnot an expert but have had similar dealings and no they can not garnish your wagesz unless you live in Canada it goes state to state and they could notify Texas but Texas would probably consider you too small to deal with so don't worry about that

Why can't someone garnish an independent contractor's wages in Texas?

Because they do not receive a salary that can be garnished.

What is your recourse in Texas if you was paying for a car to an individual who was not making payments to his lienholder and the car was repossessed?

Do you have anything in writing??Cancelled checks???Your only recourse is to sue the individual who took your money.

Can TVs be repossessed in Texas?

Yes, TVs can be repossessed in Texas. The television that is purchased on a rent-to-own plan or that is in the process of payments for ownership can be repossessed if those payments are not made in a timely manner.

Can a credit card garnish your wages in Texas?

no it cannot bc you have to have one for each country/city....................................... sometimes

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