Legal Question in Credit and Debt Law in Massachusetts

I live in Massachusetts. A credit card company is garnishing my wages. They are garnishing all but $125 a week from my paycheck. I thought there were federal and state laws from letting them take so much. What is the maximum they can take?

Asked on 3/19/11, 5:43 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Steven Striffler Steven R. Striffler Attorney At Law

25% under federal law. A bankruptcy filing would immediately stop the garnishment. Feel free to contact me.

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Answered on 3/20/11, 11:18 am

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