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If you have fallen behind in your financial obligations and face wage garnishment, a federal bankruptcy filing can help you avoid the loss of income, but you must act quickly. If your paycheck will be issued tomorrow, you must file today.

At the law offices of Amy M. Levine & Associates, we have the skill, knowledge and experience to protect your wages from garnishment. We have a comprehensive understanding of the consumer bankruptcy laws, including Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. We start by listening, identifying your needs and tailoring our approach to meet your objectives. Because we have handled many personal bankruptcy filings, we know how to put together the necessary documents to make a timely filing to protect your wages.

We offer a free initial consultation. To schedule an appointment with an Ohio bankruptcy lawyer, contact our office or call us at 614-360-2942 in Columbus or 304-519-4354 in Huntington.

Protecting Your Hard-Earned Wages

If you have received a notice of garnishment, contact us immediately. We can put together the minimal documentation to get a bankruptcy petition filed, often the same day. When you hire us to help you stop a wage garnishment with a bankruptcy filing, we will start by determining whether your best recourse is to permanently discharge debts under Chapter 7 or to restructure your debt under Chapter 13. In either situation, we will prepare all the documents necessary to complete your bankruptcy filing, and will act as your advocate in all hearings or proceedings with the court, the trustee or creditors.

Even if we cannot prevent the first garnishment, by filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy petition, we can suspend all further garnishment of your wages. Upon the filing of bankruptcy, an automatic stay goes into effect, stopping all legal proceedings and prohibiting the use of phone calls or threatening letters to collect on a debt.

If your wages are being garnished because you failed to abide by the terms of a Chapter 13 reorganization, we can help you stop the garnishment by converting your Chapter 13 petition to a Chapter 7 filing.

Contact The Law Offices Of Amy M. Levine & Associates

For a free initial consultation, contact us online or call our offices at 614-360-2942 in Columbus or 304-519-4354 in Huntington. We will set up a payment plan if necessary.

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

Bankruptcy Law

Amy M. Levine
View Profile

Our Latest Blog Posts

How to advocate for yourself in divorce

When going through a divorce, you want the process to go as quickly and smoothly as possible so you can begin your new life. However, if there are complicated assets at play, things can become even more complex. While you may be working with an attorney, you should...

Commonly overlooked assets in a divorce

There are many challenging aspects to a divorce: child custody arrangements, division of assets, keeping control of your emotions in court. When you’re concerned about certain parts of the divorce, you may overlook other elements – assets or items that slip through...

Protecting yourself after a motor vehicle accident

Motor vehicle accidents can shake you up. But no matter their severity, you can receive recourse through a claim or settlement. Yet you may not know how to proceed – or what you’re entitled to. So long as the other motorists involved cooperate, the process can be...

Accidents when handling insurers can really hurt your claim

Accidents lead to millions of injuries every year, and that’s usually when people look to insurance companies for help. But even though you need assistance, the interests they’re looking out for may be their own. Unintentional injuries sent nearly 30 million people to...

What can you do when your spouse is hiding assets?

Divorce can bring out the worst in people. Reasonable, levelheaded folk may revert to shady tactics to "win" the process. The fear of losing assets leads many people to conceal them during proceedings. But most attempts at hiding money prove unfruitful. Read the news...

Visit Our Blog

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