Dubuque, IA asked in Collections for Wisconsin

Q: Can a credit card debt collector freeze my bank account if it only contains disability, pension and IRA deposites?

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Nathan DeLadurantey
Nathan DeLadurantey
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  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Licensed in Wisconsin

A: You'd need to offer a few more details - are you talking about the funds in your checking account? Regardless of the source, you have a balance of $5,000 (based on the state statutes) that's protected from garnishment.

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