Grand Rapids, MI asked in Banking for Michigan

Q: Hi, I'm trying to help a friend who needs legal advice regarding student loans.

She is a single mother who works and gets paid twice a month. She has student loans and just recently they are going into her bank account every time she gets paid and taking 100% of her income leaving her with no money to pay for anything. Which means she will be homeless in no time

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Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: I take it she is in default with those student loans, and they are now garnishing her bank account to satisfy the judgment. She probably needs to talk with a collections or bankruptcy attorney quickly and, if possible, stop her paycheck from going into that account. Once the bank receives a garnishment order like that, there is nothing they can do about it.

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