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Can Bankruptcy Stop Creditors from Garnishing Wages?

From plummeting credit scores to harassment from bill collectors, there are many drawbacks to falling behind on debt payments. But perhaps none are as frustrating as wage garnishment. If you are delinquent on debts, creditors and debt collectors may be able to get a court order demanding that your employer garnish wages from your paycheck… Read More »

The Automatic Stay

One of the benefits of filing bankruptcy is protecting your property from creditors pursuing collection actions against you.  You can get automatic stay protection in Chicago as soon as you file your bankruptcy petition. An automatic stay begins to protect all the property you listed on your petition. How does the automatic stay work? The… Read More »