Garnishment. Legal news and articles for November 13 - 16, 2011

Riverside County: Inmates to pay for jail timeKnow your options if seeking help with debtHow to File Bankruptcy in About an HourBankruptcies down 17%, District still No. 3 in nationBC Rail stink lingers onJob loss leaves woman strugglingROERS v. PIERCEB.C. Rail stink lingers onFoley & Lardner LLP | Labor and Employment Law Weekly Update (Week of November ...39 - Hot Springs City CouncilPart 1: Answers to Your Questions on Scholarships and Student LoansCity's funds, assets beyond reach of Rallos heirs: COASC settles 15-year collection rowHigh Court nullifies lawyer's claimSC rules on collection case

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Homeowners Get Past Foreclosure, then Face Deficiency Judgments
First Coast NewsNovember 1, 2011

"If they secure a deficiency judgment they can garnish or levy," he said. Garnish as in wages and levy personal property. Is there anything you can do? Both real estate experts said if you are served with a deficiency judgment, get legal help and ...more »

Mason County to front funds for Belfair Water District's bills
Kitsap SunNovember 1, 2011

Overstreet requested the garnishment after not getting paid, saying it was the first he had filed in 18 years of practicing law. Usually in these cases, Overstreet said, the payment is turned over at the hearing. The district asked for some extra time ...more »

Garnishment. News and Stories

Riverside County: Inmates to pay for jail time
Southwest Riverside News NetworkNovember 16, 2011

We can easily garnish wages.” Though concerns were raised that the measure would cost more than it would be bring in, Stone said the projected repayment amount would generate a significant amount back into the county general fund. ...more »

Know your options if seeking help with debt
USA TodayNovember 15, 2011

Chapter 7 bankruptcy typically can wipe out most debt, prevent debt garnishment from your wages and give you a fresh start. Chapter 13 bankruptcy sets up a plan to repay debts in full or part over three to five years. A change in the law in 2005 has ...more »

How to File Bankruptcy in About an Hour
JD Supra (press release)November 15, 2011

If you are facing a foreclosure sale, having your wages garnished, or dealing with a nasty law suit, you can make it stop, and make it stop now. If you need to file quickly, give me a call. You will likely find that I am one of a few attorneys who will ...more »

Bankruptcies down 17%, District still No. 3 in nation
Jacksonville Daily RecordNovember 15, 2011

Attorney Kevin Paysinger with the Bankruptcy Law Firm of Lansing J. Roy said this time of year is considered a slower time for bankruptcy filings. “Consumers are focusing on family and the holidays and some will push their financial distress off to the ...more »

BC Rail stink lingers on
The ProvinceNovember 15, 2011

The government could have garnished Basi's and Virk's future wages — just like they do to welfare cheats. Now Auditor-General John Doyle is conducting his own investigation, and I'm told he wants to know exactly how such an extraordinary deal could be ...more »

Job loss leaves woman struggling
Kansas.comNovember 15, 2011

“If I can get the garnishment paid off, I can take care of other bills and focus on more important things in my life.” She is grateful for any help she receives. “I just need to get out of this hole,” she repeated. “Thanks so much for everyone who ...more »

ROERS v. PIERCE
Leagle.comNovember 15, 2011

... arguing that the district court erred in holding that the garnishment action of one appellant's judgment creditor has priority over appellant law firm's attorney lien and applies to non-marital assets of the judgment debtor's spouse. ...more »

B.C. Rail stink lingers on
The ProvinceNovember 15, 2011

The government could have garnished Basi's and Virk's future wages — just like they do to welfare cheats. Now Auditor-General John Doyle is conducting his own investigation, and I'm told he wants to know exactly how such an extraordinary deal could be ...more »

Foley & Lardner LLP | Labor and Employment Law Weekly Update (Week of November ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)November 14, 2011

This law exempts debt that is incurred as a result of hospital services and other medical debts from wage garnishment. The law requires any employer, regardless of whether the employer is located in California, who enters into a contract of employment ...more »

39 - Hot Springs City Council
Rapid City JournalNovember 14, 2011

... HS Fire Dept., 8111.25, Allotment; Dawn Johnson, 79.55, State Library Conf.; Kieffer Sanitation, 237.50, Garbage services; Office of Child Support Enf., 200.00, Child support garnishment; Rapid City Journal, 6.35, Minutes published; SD Supp. ...more »

Part 1: Answers to Your Questions on Scholarships and Student Loans
New York Times (blog)November 14, 2011

Pell grants etc, if they continue, are insufficient for tuition and other expenses. What are families to do? – Lorene Always borrow federal first, as federal student loans are cheaper, more available and have better repayment terms than private student ...more »

City's funds, assets beyond reach of Rallos heirs: COA
Sun.StarNovember 14, 2011

By Jujemay G. Awit THE Commission on Audit (COA) 7 has declared that government funds and properties cannot be placed under garnishment. This pronouncement renders the Filinvest Land Inc.'s (FLI) property at the South Road Properties (SRP) and Cebu ...more »

SC settles 15-year collection row
TempoNovember 14, 2011

Manila, Philippines – The Supreme Court (SC) has settled a collection suit that spanned 15 years and resulted in the sale of a bank's assets worth P181 million to satisfy the claimed P28.5-million attorney's fees, the garnishment and auction of the ...more »

High Court nullifies lawyer's claim
Sun.StarNovember 13, 2011

According to the SC, “the corporate officers and directors of Urban Bank are not solidarily or personally liable with their properties for the corporate liability of Urban Bank” to Pena “absent any proof that they, as bank officers, acted in bad faith ...more »

SC rules on collection case
Manila BulletinNovember 13, 2011

It also nullified and ordered vacated the writ of execution pending appeal issued by the Bago City RTC on October 29, 1999, in favor of Pena who utilized the writ to levy, garnish, and sell Urban Bank's assets and those of the bank's officers and ...more »

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