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Texas does not allow wage garnishment or the forced sale of a primary residence when it pertains to creditor judgments. The creditor can place a lien against real property or sometimes vehicles, that belong to the debtor, levy on bank accounts (even those jointly owned) or petition to have non-exempt assets seized and liquidated for the repayment of monies owed.

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Q: What can occur if you do not pay on a judgment against you for a credit card in the state of Texas?
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