Bankruptcy Law & Wage Garnishment in Ohio
We understand these proceedings may be intimidating, but it's helpful to view bankruptcy as a fresh start. After we guide you through the process, you have an opportunity to start anew with beneficial intel that will keep you from bankruptcy proceedings in the future.
It's useful to know what you're entitled to in Ohio, in the event that collectors contact you attempting to claim your possessions. Under Ohio state law, if a debt collector wins a judgment against you, upon garnishing (taking) your wages they must leave alone 75% of your pay each week and may not claim any of your incoming government payments, such as social security or disability. In the future, knowing your rights will be crucial to overcoming the challenges of debt and facing collectors in the way most favorable for you.
However, filing for bankruptcy stops the harassment from creditors. Thanks to this concept, known as automatic stay, we can work through your financial issues without having to worry about creditors moving against you. The bankruptcy process is stressful, so take charge of your situation and reach out for our guiding hand. We’ll present your options and help you make the best decision for your life, career, and family. If you live in or around Canton, Ohio, we'll be there for you every step of the way.