Bankruptcy quashes a garnishment, but only if it’s filed in time.
Here’s how bankruptcy actually works, and works well, even when a significant debt or two can’t be written off.
Getting a lawsuit filed against you by a creditor starts a very fast-ticking alarm clock. Don’t hit the snooze button on this one.
Wage garnishments are stopped instantaneously . . . except that different state laws and procedures can effect what happens to the current paycheck.