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What can be done about unlawful garnishment?

A debt collector claims that you owe a debt. You dispute the debt. The debt collector "garnishes" your debt without the requisite court order. Your employer agrees to do so, and deducts the ...
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I was wrongly identified for wage garnishment to whom can I make a complaint to?

Here is what happened: Performant Recovery Inc got an administrative wage garnishment order from US Department of Treasury They wrongly identified me as owing student loan debt (i.e., the last four ...
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What assets can be garnished in lieu of legal fines owed by an author or publisher? (U.S.)

Suppose you write and self-publish a book that inspires a lawsuit. You might be sued for libel, or perhaps the government says you wrote something that supports terrorism. You lose in court and the ...