Execution & Garnishment of Judgments
Protecting Exempt Wages, Property and Government Benefits.
If a creditor sues you over a debt and gets a judgment (a court order), they must follow a legal process to get payment from you. Some of your wages, benefits or property may be protected (exempt) from collection. However, to claim exemptions, you must follow a legal process too. This handout will help you understand how to claim exemptions.