By Sam Turco on Posted in Exempt Property,Garnishment
Senator Lyndia Brasch has sponsored a bill in the Nebraska legislature to increase the amount of personal property protected in Nebraska bankruptcy cases.
According to Brasch it is necessary to update Nebraska property exemptions to keep pace with the higher
By Sam Turco on Posted in Debt Settlement,Garnishment
It seems like a lot of people are shocked to learn that they have been sued or that judgments have been registered against them. I remember speaking to a new client recently and it was unclear how much she owed and from
By Sam Turco on Posted in Garnishment,Junk Debt
I recently met a client who first learned that she had been sued when she received a post card in the mail from the court indicating that a default judgment had been entered against her. Frequently I
By Sam Turco on Posted in Garnishment
Somewhere between 30 to 50 thousand civil lawsuits are filed in Nebraska each year. Unfortunately, very few people actually bother to respond to the lawsuit and therefore suffer a Default Judgment being entered against them. I would estimate that over 90% of
By Sam Turco on Posted in Exempt Property,GarnishmentUpon the filing of a bankruptcy petition, all collection activity is immediately stopped, including ongoing lawsuits and wage garnishments. What few people or their attorneys are aware of, however, is the power of bankruptcy to recover garnished wages and bank accounts that take place in the 90 days prior to filing
By Sam Turco on Posted in Garnishment,UncategorizedHow much of your wages may a creditor garnish in Nebraska? How many garnishments may be placed on a paycheck at any one time? These are two common questions I receive on a weekly basis.
There are limits to how much any one creditor may garnish under Nebraska and Federal law. Nebraska