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Can I Get Garnished Funds Back After Filing Bankruptcy?

Can I Get Garnished Funds Back After Filing Bankruptcy?

  Funds Garnished Prior to Filing Bankruptcy May be Recoverable Get Garnished Funds Back if Filing Within 90 Days of Filing Funds garnished by creditors from your paycheck, bank account, or State of Michigan tax refund must generally be returned to you if you file within 90 days of the garnishment, so long as certain circumstances are met. When Can I Get Garnished Funds Back After Filing Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy? Funds garnished prior to a bankruptcy filing ...

Posted on October 15th, 2013 by John Hilla - Michigan Bankruptcy Attorney in Michigan Bankruptcy

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Can Garnishment be Stopped with a Michigan Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Stop Wage, Bank Account, or Tax Refund Garnishment Fast! Garnishments Stop Upon Filing! Garnishments must cease immediately upon the filing of a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy petition due to theĀ "Automatic Stay Against Collections" that clicks into place the moment the petition is filed. The automatic stay is a sort of master injunction under Federal law that requires all creditors to cease any activity that constitutes the collection of a debt: telephone-calls, letters, lawsuits, lien perfection, ...

Posted on December 11th, 2012 by John Hilla - Michigan Bankruptcy Attorney in Michigan Bankruptcy

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