Q: My wages are being garnished from me forgetting to take my name off the lease that my ex shared. How can I stop this?
I moved out of my apartment after I broke up with an ex a while ago. He stayed. I forgot to take my name of the lease and he can't keep a job, so now the creditors are coming after me. They've garnished my wages and now I can't afford food or gas. Please, what can I do to fix this?
A: File a chapter 7 or Chapter 13 to terminate the garnishment.
A: You can file bankruptcy to stop the wage garnishment. Bankruptcy will also erase the debt to the lease so they cannot come after you later. It takes about 1 hour to rebuild your credit after your fresh start. I hope this is helpful.
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