Tag Archive: wage garnishment

When to consult a student loan lawyer

Sometimes it’s obvious when you need to see a lawyer who practices student loan law:  When you are being sued, when your wages are being garnished, when some form of collection activity is being threatened or has already been instituted. But “an ounce of  prevention is worth a pound of cure,” as the saying, attributed to […]

Debt collection: Can a creditor clean out your bank account?

Bankruptcy work is rife with questions about debt collection. The most common question for me is: Help, I owe [fill in the blank] a lot of money! Can a creditor just take money out of my bank account?
At least in New Jersey, the answer to this question is yes and no. […]

Tip income can’t necessarily be garnished in New Jersey

I have to admit, I picked this case for this post mainly because of its cool name, Big M, Inc. t/a Annie Sez v. Texas Roadhouse Holding, LLC. But it also has something interesting to say about debt collection.
The New Jersey Supreme Court decided Big M on July 16, 2010. The issue in […]

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