Oakland Wage Garnishment Lawyers

Creditors have the ability to petition the court to garnish your wages in order to collect on your debt. Your creditors can obtain up to 25 percent of your net income until your debt is repaid.

At The Cline Law Group, our Oakland wage garnishment attorneys have been providing bankruptcy representation to people throughout California for 40 years. We understand the severe emotional and financial hardships associated with wage garnishment. That is why we devote our time, talent and resources to helping our clients stop garnishments. Unlike other firms, we focus exclusively on bankruptcy representation. Our experience combined with our sophisticated knowledge of the Bankruptcy Code enables us to tailor our representation to your unique situation.

Stopping Wage Garnishment

Filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection provides you with the benefit of the automatic stay, which is effective at stopping creditor harassment and other legal actions. If a creditor receives a judgment against you and attempts to garnish your wages, a bankruptcy filing will stop this process.

We can help even if creditors have already garnished your wages. Typically, the sheriff’s office holds garnished funds for 20 days. In some situations, the sheriff may return wages that were garnished before you filed for bankruptcy.

Call for a Free Consultation With a Contra Costa County Automatic Stay Attorney

You do not have to endure having your paycheck garnished by creditors. Contact our Oakland bankruptcy lawyers online or call 510-464-8068 to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your situation. The Cline Law Group is across from the Federal Building and located in the same building as the bankruptcy courts for Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Hablamos español.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.