Why wasn’t I notified of this garnishment?


Under Oregon law, a creditor garnishing your wages must provide you a copy of the garnishment but not in advance of delivering the garnishment to your employer or payroll service.  Usually a garnishment is hand delivered to an employer and then mailed to you. In other words, by the time you find out about an Oregon Wage Garnishment, it is generally too late to stop it.  And if a friendly employer ignores an Oregon Wage Garnishment, the employer may be found liable to repay the creditor. Finally, the garnishment restriction rules generally do not apply to state or federal agencies – like a tax creditor or support enforcement.

Related Posts

Related Posts

Our Oregon Attorneys are here to help!
Call Us!


portland bankruptcy attorney logo
portland bankruptcy attorney

Serving clients in Portland, Tigard, Beaverton, Hillsboro, Lake Oswego, Sherwood, West Linn, Oregon City, Gladstone, Milwaukie, Clackamas, and Gresham.

"We are proud to be a debt relief agency with 2 out of the only 3 nationally-certified consumer bankruptcy attorneys in Oregon! We help people get relief through bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy alternatives."

Stop Garnishment and Repossession! Contact Our Portland Bankruptcy Lawyers Today!



Filing Bankruptcy? Facing Debt Problems? Our Oregon Attorneys are here to help!


Copyright 2021 Portland Bankruptcy Attorney - All Rights Reserved. Powered by Advantage Attorney Marketing & Cloud Solutions

Disclaimer:By submitting this form you consent to our privacy policy. If you prefer contact via text you understand that *regular text message rates may apply. The information presented on this site should not be construed as formal legal advice and your submission of this form does not establish a lawyer/client relationship. We are proud to be a debt relief agency who frequently, but not always, helps people get relief through bankruptcy.

portland bankruptcy attorney logo

FACING COMPLEX DEBT PROBLEMS?

Whether you're dealing with overwhelming debt, stopping foreclosure or repossession proceedings, or looking for a way to protect your assets, our Portland bankruptcy attorneys are here to help you overcome your financial hurdles!

Please be aware that submission of this no-obligation form does not establish an attorney-client relationship. By filling out the form, you agree to receiving emails from our firm regarding your case evaluation and other helpful resources.