Q: Hello my name is Salvador I recently got a paper at my job’s HR office that some company is trying to garnish my wages,
But I’ve never received a letter or any paperwork,and they said I didn’t showed up at court, so I’m asking for professional advise , they said that they served me a letter but I haven’t received anything, nor anyone at my house have seen anything like that,
A: You need a full consultation with a consumer protection attorney that specifically deals with debt collections. Or a bankruptcy attorney. Call one asap.
Leon Bayer agrees with this answer
A: Dear Salvador, These things often take a person by surprise. You should see a bankruptcy lawyer immediately for advice. Most BK lawyers do not charge for advice and will give you a free consultation. Do you need to file for bankruptcy? Nobody knows. That's why you are being advised to see a bankruptcy lawyer - to get basic advice on your legal rights.
Filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy and notification of that to the Sheriff will stop any garnishments. Often that is the best course of action.
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