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50 State Wage Garnishment Exemptions

Wages are protected by federal non bankruptcy law, and by state wage garnishment laws, which are generally more generous than the Federal wage garnishment protection. There are typically exceptions to this exemption for things like child support, and other priority debts.
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Updated: 2020-08-26
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