Your Garnishment Lawyer in West Palm Beach, FL
Are you facing wage garnishment? There may be legal options that would allow you to stop your creditors from garnishing your wages. At The Law Office of Michael A. Kaufman, P.A, we assist clients in matters regarding garnishment law in West Palm Beach, FL. With more than 18 years’ experience, we know that there are laws in place to protect you when it comes to wage garnishments. Contact us today to learn more about garnishment law in West Palm Beach, FL, and how we can help you.
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Wage Garnishment Lawyer in West Palm Beach, FL
A wage garnishment is when the sheriff presents your employer with garnishment papers, ordering your employer to take out a certain amount each time you are paid until the debt is paid off. Garnishment law requires your employer to withhold the correct amount from your paycheck or be legally liable for it.
But before your creditors can take anything, they must give notice of the garnishment, and this must include the following:
- A Clear Statement That Garnishment Has Occurred
- A Description of the Primary “Exemptions” from Garnishment – That Is, What the Creditor Can’t Take
- A Description of the Procedures That You Can Follow to Contest the Garnishment; You Will Be Given the Chance to Go to Court and Explain Why Garnishment Should Not Be Allowed
- Finally, the creditor can take the Judgment and Garnishment Order to the Local Sheriff and ask that the Judgment be “Levied” or “Applied.”
Partner with an Expert Bankruptcy Lawyer
While garnishment can be a complicated process, you do not have to fight it alone. Michael A. Kaufman, Esq. is here to help.
We serve clients in the following areas:
- Wellington, FL
- Lake Worth, FL
- Boynton Beach, FL
- Riviera Beach, FL
- North Palm Beach, Fl
- West Palm Beach, FL
- Royal Palm Beach, FL
- Boynton Beach, FL
- Lantana, FL
- Jupiter, FL
- Palm Beach Gardens, FL
- Boca Raton, FL
- Greenacres, FL
- Delray Beach, FL
- Palm Springs, FL
For more information on our bankruptcy services or to schedule a free consultation in our convenient office, via phone and/or video conferencing, phone us today at (561) 207-8391.