In California, creditors can garnish up to 25 percent of an individual's disposable income or an individual's wages that are greater than 40 times the minimum wage, whichever is less, advises Nolo. As of 2014, California... More »

The laws for garnishing wages are state-regulated. A creditor seeking to garnish wages must file a lawsuit in the local court system to obtain a judgment against the debtor. If the judgment is granted, the creditor must ... More »

Title III of the Consumer Credit Protection Act, or CCPA, protects an employee from termination for a wage garnishment order to repay one debt, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The CCPA also limits the amount o... More »

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