Are you facing wage garnishment? Can you afford to have your wages garnished? Many people, just like you, are struggling from paycheck to paycheck just to pay their mortgage or rent, utilities, and groceries. When wages are garnished against a person in this type of financial strain, it may mean that person or family cannot afford groceries or afford to pay their electric bill in full anymore. They end up having to make a sacrifice, choosing what bill or necessity not to pay now, because of the wage garnishment. Are you in this type of situation right now? If so, our East Troy bankruptcy lawyer, Shannon Wynn can help.
Most of us mean well and want to pay off all of our debt as soon as we are able. However, sometimes a creditor cannot wait and wage garnishment happens. There are even more implications when it happens this time of year, right before the holidays and right before the winter utility bills go up. Read below to find out how our East Troy bankruptcy lawyer, Shannon Wynn, can help stop wage garnishment before the holidays.
What Does A Wage Garnishment Mean?
A wage garnishment is when a creditor is given permission from the court to be forwarded money due and owing from a portion of the debtor’s paycheck. If your wages are being threatened by wage garnishment by a creditor, you may want to consider how bankruptcy can help. You can contact our East Troy bankruptcy lawyer, Shannon Wynn, at 262-725-0175 for a free, initial bankruptcy consultation.
How Can An East Troy Bankruptcy Lawyer Stop Wage Garnishment?
There are two ways our East Troy bankruptcy lawyer, Shannon Wynn, can stop wage garnishment before the holidays. One way, is through the filing of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. If you qualify for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, determined through a means test, wage garnishment will be avoided or cease the moment you file. All creditors will be notified that you have filed for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy and that all debt collection attempts should immediately stop. The other way, is through a Chapter 128 Debt Amortization Plan. If you do not qualify for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you can file a Chapter 128 Debt Amortization Plan. Chapter 128 can stop wage garnishments, stop accruing interest, and requires no court appearance for the majority of cases.
Contact East Troy Bankruptcy Lawyer, Shannon Wynn
To learn more about Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 128, schedule a free, initial consultation with our East Troy bankruptcy lawyer, Shannon Wynn, by calling 262-725-0175. Attorney Shannon Wynn will listen closely to your situation and discuss all options available to you. Call or stop by one of our bankruptcy offices today. Wynn at Law, LLC has bankruptcy offices located in Lake Geneva, Delavan, Muskego, and Salem, Wisconsin.
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