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A wage garnishment occurs when a court orders a portion of a person’s earnings to be withheld to satisfy a debt. When your wages are being garnished, the payroll department at your job will calculate the amount to be withheld and pay it to the creditor on your behalf.
When faced with a garnishment issue, it is important to know your rights as well. Here are a few important details about wage garnishment;
Once a garnishment has been ordered by the courts, your employer’s payroll department is bound by the order. They are not allowed to refuse the garnishment order and you are not able to change the amount withheld. If you are facing a wage garnishment in Georgia, you have a few options available to stop garnishment:
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