What is a garnishment?

A garnishment is a way of collecting payment from a defendant. It orders a third party, which owes money to the defendant, to pay money directly to a plaintiff.

Garnishments may cause significant financial hardship for those who have a number of debts. For this reason, a bankruptcy court relieve individuals who file for bankruptcy of their garnishments.

If you or anyone you know has considered filing for bankruptcy, contact the Alabama bankruptcy lawyer Paula Greenway at (205) 324-4000.

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