Solon Springs, WI asked in Bankruptcy for Wisconsin

Q: If I get a judgement against me can any of my bank accounts be levied

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Eric M Wiechert
Eric M Wiechert
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Eau Claire, WI
  • Licensed in Wisconsin

A: Generally a judgment creditor can issue a garnishment notice to a bank in the county where the lien is filed. If you only have exempt property in the account you can block the garnishment of exempt property but you need to be proactive. If a creditor knowingly garnishes property it knows is exempt such conduct can be sanctioned by the court.

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