The study also introduces a new metric useful to employers: average number of wage garnishments
Bruce Berlinger appealed an order of the trial court granting Roberta Casselberry's motion for contempt and motion for a continuing writ of garnishment
over any disbursements made from the Berlinger Discretionary Trusts to or for tire benefit of Berlinger.
A final problem was that garnishments
in at least six states captured future deposits needed to satisfy the debt, not just what was in the account when the bank received the garnishment
The law, however, is clear that only a wage garnishment
She also noted that "because attorneys and their trust accounts are subject to the same provisions of the garnishment
statute as any other bank or nonbank garnishee, we cannot discern a principled basis for holding that funds located in an attorney's trust account warrant any greater protection from creditors than funds located in the client's personal account.
It is estimated that two-thirds of all garnishments
in America are for unpaid medical bills.
ISSUE: It may surprise many to learn that if an employee has his wages attached or garnished, and his employer, having been duly served with a writ of attachment or garnishment
, fails to timely file the necessary affidavit as to the amount of wages on hand at the time of the service of process, the employer can be held responsible for the total amount unpaid on the judgment.
Thigpen was able to get the default judgment set aside--not canceled--on grounds of excusable neglect and mistaken identity, thereby blocking the wage garnishment
until the mother and child settled the question once and for all by checking their DNA against Pierce's.
All of these individuals received two letters before the garnishments
began, warning them that they could face civil penalties of $250 for failure to file.
The PEO becomes the legal employer of record for payroll purposes, shouldering all the withholding responsibilities, including not only taxes but also garnishments
, court orders and child support.
Yet, there are no provisions on the books protecting workers after subsequent garnishments