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Exemptions: Does Wage Garnishment Law Create an Exemption In Bankruptcy?

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Case Summary U.S. v. Christensen, 200 B.R. 869, D.S.D., 9/19/1996

U.S. v. Christensen, 200 B.R. 869 (D.S.D. 1996)

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Exemptions: Does Wage Garnishment Law Create an Exemption In Bankruptcy?

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A collection of various cases on whether wage garnishment laws create an exemption in bankruptcy.

Some courts have held that state wage garnishment laws do not create an exemption in bankruptcy. Many courts have also found that the federal non-bankruptcy prohibition on for wage garnishment also does not create an exemption in bankruptcy. See, e.g. IN RE BLOOMSTEIN, Case No. 09-11241-JNF., Bankr. Court, D. Massachusetts 2010("15 U.S.C. 1673 restrains the seizure of wages but does not establish an exemption applicable to bankruptcy cases"); Smith v. Frazier, 421 B.R. 513 (S.D. Ill. 2009); In re Riendeau, 293 B.R. 832 (D. Vt. 2002), aff'd, 336 F.3d 78 (2d Cir. 2003).

Lines of Cases:

A:

State Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy

B::

State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy

C:

Federal Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy

D:

Federal Wage Garnishment Law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy

E:

"Everything else..."

  • Type A = State Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy
  • Type B = State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy
  • Type C = Federal Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy
  • Type D = Federal Wage Garnishment Law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy
  • Type E = "Everything Else"
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Cases for Zip , California Northern District Bankruptcy Court

Ninth Circuit Cases

� In re Robinson

9th Cir. BAP - 241 B.R. 447; 451 - 1999-11-02 - ,

Google ID#: 11607659183373223551
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

Other Circuits

� IN RE REINHART

10th Circuit - No. 10-4075 - 2012-12-14 - ,

Google ID#: 12108178601119396880
(Type C : Federal Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� Gladwell v. Reinhart

Utah Sup Ct. - No. 20110257 - 2012-12-04 - ,

Google ID#: 9820606448914901477
(Type A : State Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� IN RE JOKIEL

Bankr. ND Illinois - No 09-B-27495 - 2012-01-05 - ,

Google ID#: 2335637060961380145
(Type A : State Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

Illinois wage garnishment law found not to create a bankruptcy exemption.

� IN RE MORDKIN

Bankr. Dist. of Columbia - 452 B.R. 311 - 2011-05-26 - ,

Google ID#: 5947476820301355289
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� IN RE HORTON

Bankr. ED Kentucky - Case No. 10-53495. - 2011-03-04 - ,

Google ID#: 15802572997299151838
(Type C : Federal Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� IN RE BLOOMSTEIN

Bankr. D. Massachusetts - Case No. 09-11241-JNF. - 2010-11-05 - ,

Google ID#: 2986669796758961121
(Type C : Federal Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Parsons

Bankr. ED Missouri - 437 BR 854 - 2010-10-06 - ,

Google ID#: 18051009193366011942
(Type A : State Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

Missouri wage garnishment law does not create and exemption in bankurptcy.

� In re Koeneman

C.D.Ill. - 410 B.R. 820 - 2009-07-29 - ,

Google ID#: 8354625440684609306
(Type A : State Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

Illinois wage garnishment law DOES NOT create a bankruptcy exemption.

� Smith v. Frazier

SD Illinois - 421 BR 513 - 2009-07-13 - ,

Google ID#: 3358924161753570073
(Type C : Federal Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� IN RE RADEZ

Bankr. SD Indiana - Case No. 08-13087-AJM-7 - 2009-05-15 - ,

Google ID#:
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

Iindiana Wage Garnishent exemption exists, but does not apply to bonuses.

� In re Haraughty

Bankr. SD Indiana - 403 BR 607 - 2009-04-01 - ,

Google ID#: 6213432160936834907
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Mayer

Bankr. ND Illinois - 388 BR 869 - 2008-07-29 - ,

Google ID#: 1635020138185297849
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Sinclair

C.A.5 (La.) - 417 F.3d 527 - 2005-07-19 - ,

Google ID#: 12955377840660044574
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Jones

Bankr. SD Ohio - 318 BR 841 - 2005-01-07 - ,

Google ID#: 11883031735398790168
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Irish

BAP 8th Circuit - 311 BR 63 - 2004-05-20 - ,

Google ID#: 11463900074097837960
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Riendeau

D.Vt. - 293 B.R. 832 - 2002-10-11 - ,

Google ID#: 10434405611912062718
(Type A : State Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Urban

Bankr. D.Kan. - 262 B.R. 865; 869-70 - 2001-05-30 - ,

Google ID#: 15406297134977651339
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Lawrence

E.D.Tenn. - 219 B.R. 786 - 1998-03-18 - ,

Google ID#: 10647211634625464293
(Type A : State Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� U.S. v. Christensen

D.S.D. - 200 B.R. 869 - 1996-09-19 - ,

Google ID#: 4092606777924260340
(Type D : Federal Wage Garnishment Law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� IN RE REINHART

10th Circuit - No. 10-4075 - 2012-12-14 - ,

Google ID#: 12108178601119396880
(Type C : Federal Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� Gladwell v. Reinhart

Utah Sup Ct. - No. 20110257 - 2012-12-04 - ,

Google ID#: 9820606448914901477
(Type A : State Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� IN RE JOKIEL

Bankr. ND Illinois - No 09-B-27495 - 2012-01-05 - ,

Google ID#: 2335637060961380145
(Type A : State Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

Illinois wage garnishment law found not to create a bankruptcy exemption.

� IN RE MORDKIN

Bankr. Dist. of Columbia - 452 B.R. 311 - 2011-05-26 - ,

Google ID#: 5947476820301355289
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� IN RE HORTON

Bankr. ED Kentucky - Case No. 10-53495. - 2011-03-04 - ,

Google ID#: 15802572997299151838
(Type C : Federal Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� IN RE BLOOMSTEIN

Bankr. D. Massachusetts - Case No. 09-11241-JNF. - 2010-11-05 - ,

Google ID#: 2986669796758961121
(Type C : Federal Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Parsons

Bankr. ED Missouri - 437 BR 854 - 2010-10-06 - ,

Google ID#: 18051009193366011942
(Type A : State Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

Missouri wage garnishment law does not create and exemption in bankurptcy.

� In re Koeneman

C.D.Ill. - 410 B.R. 820 - 2009-07-29 - ,

Google ID#: 8354625440684609306
(Type A : State Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

Illinois wage garnishment law DOES NOT create a bankruptcy exemption.

� Smith v. Frazier

SD Illinois - 421 BR 513 - 2009-07-13 - ,

Google ID#: 3358924161753570073
(Type C : Federal Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� IN RE RADEZ

Bankr. SD Indiana - Case No. 08-13087-AJM-7 - 2009-05-15 - ,

Google ID#:
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

Iindiana Wage Garnishent exemption exists, but does not apply to bonuses.

� In re Haraughty

Bankr. SD Indiana - 403 BR 607 - 2009-04-01 - ,

Google ID#: 6213432160936834907
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Mayer

Bankr. ND Illinois - 388 BR 869 - 2008-07-29 - ,

Google ID#: 1635020138185297849
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Sinclair

C.A.5 (La.) - 417 F.3d 527 - 2005-07-19 - ,

Google ID#: 12955377840660044574
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Jones

Bankr. SD Ohio - 318 BR 841 - 2005-01-07 - ,

Google ID#: 11883031735398790168
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Irish

BAP 8th Circuit - 311 BR 63 - 2004-05-20 - ,

Google ID#: 11463900074097837960
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Riendeau

.2nd Cir - 336 F. 3d 78 - 2003-07-09 - ,

Google ID#: 15924487472362173702
(Type A : State Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Riendeau

D.Vt. - 293 B.R. 832 - 2002-10-11 - ,

Google ID#: 10434405611912062718
(Type A : State Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Urban

Bankr. D.Kan. - 262 B.R. 865; 869-70 - 2001-05-30 - ,

Google ID#: 15406297134977651339
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Robinson

9th Cir. BAP - 241 B.R. 447; 451 - 1999-11-02 - ,

Google ID#: 11607659183373223551
(Type B : State Wage Garnishment law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� In re Lawrence

E.D.Tenn. - 219 B.R. 786 - 1998-03-18 - ,

Google ID#: 10647211634625464293
(Type A : State Wage Garnishment Law DOES NOT create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� U.S. v. Christensen

D.S.D. - 200 B.R. 869 - 1996-09-19 - ,

Google ID#: 4092606777924260340
(Type D : Federal Wage Garnishment Law DOES create an exemption under bankruptcy )

� Kokoszka v. Belford

Supreme Court - 417 US 642 - 1974-04-22 - ,

Google ID#: 4631823365503604053
(Type E : )

All Cases A to Z

  • Gladwell v. Reinhart, No. 20110257 , (Utah Sup Ct. ) 2012-12-04, #9820606448914901477
  • IN RE BLOOMSTEIN, Case No. 09-11241-JNF. , (Bankr. D. Massachusetts ) 2010-11-05, #2986669796758961121
  • In re Haraughty, 403 BR 607 , (Bankr. SD Indiana ) 2009-04-01, #6213432160936834907
  • IN RE HORTON, Case No. 10-53495. , (Bankr. ED Kentucky ) 2011-03-04, #15802572997299151838
  • In re Irish, 311 BR 63 , (BAP 8th Circuit ) 2004-05-20, #11463900074097837960
  • IN RE JOKIEL, No 09-B-27495 , (Bankr. ND Illinois ) 2012-01-05, #2335637060961380145
  • In re Jones, 318 BR 841 , (Bankr. SD Ohio ) 2005-01-07, #11883031735398790168
  • In re Koeneman, 410 B.R. 820 , (C.D.Ill. ) 2009-07-29, #8354625440684609306
  • In re Lawrence, 219 B.R. 786 , (E.D.Tenn. ) 1998-03-18, #10647211634625464293
  • In re Mayer, 388 BR 869 , (Bankr. ND Illinois ) 2008-07-29, #1635020138185297849
  • IN RE MORDKIN, 452 B.R. 311 , (Bankr. Dist. of Columbia ) 2011-05-26, #5947476820301355289
  • In re Parsons, 437 BR 854 , (Bankr. ED Missouri ) 2010-10-06, #18051009193366011942
  • IN RE RADEZ, Case No. 08-13087-AJM-7 , (Bankr. SD Indiana ) 2009-05-15, #
  • IN RE REINHART, No. 10-4075 , (10th Circuit ) 2012-12-14, #12108178601119396880
  • In re Riendeau, 336 F. 3d 78 , (.2nd Cir ) 2003-07-09, #15924487472362173702
  • In re Riendeau, 293 B.R. 832 , (D.Vt. ) 2002-10-11, #10434405611912062718
  • In re Robinson, 241 B.R. 447; 451 , (9th Cir. BAP ) 1999-11-02, #11607659183373223551
  • In re Sinclair, 417 F.3d 527 , (C.A.5 (La.) ) 2005-07-19, #12955377840660044574
  • In re Urban, 262 B.R. 865; 869-70 , (Bankr. D.Kan. ) 2001-05-30, #15406297134977651339
  • Kokoszka v. Belford, 417 US 642 , (Supreme Court ) 1974-04-22, #4631823365503604053
  • Smith v. Frazier, 421 BR 513 , (SD Illinois ) 2009-07-13, #3358924161753570073
  • U.S. v. Christensen, 200 B.R. 869 , (D.S.D. ) 1996-09-19, #4092606777924260340

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