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Debt Collection, Garnishment, Repossession

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This section has information about Debt Collection, Garnishment and Repossession in Oklahoma.

  • Stop or Lower a Garnishment

    Are your wages or bank accounts are being garnished? You can use this online program to create the forms you need to ask the court for an exemption from the garnishment. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Debt Strategies - All Debts are NOT the Same

    Setting priorities means making tough choices. BASICS first means shelter, food and clothing. If you have cut your budget down to just but the basics, but still can't afford to pay all your debts-which debts do you pay first? Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Garnishment and Hearings on Assets - Read the Law

    Links to the Oklahoma Statutes covering Garnishments and Hearings on Assets. These are some of the the laws creditors use to collect on judgments in Oklahoma. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • What can I do about a garnishment?

    What to do if your wages are garnished. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Hospital Medical Debt - Financial Assistance Policies at Non-Profit Hospitals

    If you have medical debt from a hospital emergency room visit or stay, the hospital may have a Financial Assistance Program that can help you. The IRS now requires all "non-profit" hospitals to comply with a new regulation requiring a Financial Assistance Program. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • How Do I Fix My Credit Report

    As a rule, it is a good idea to get a copy of your credit report at least once a year to make sure that it is correct. If there are mistakes, here's how to fix them. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Debt Collection

    General information on debt collection. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Do I Need to File Bankruptcy? I do not have a job.

    If you do not have a job and cannot pay off your debts, you may not have to file Bankruptcy. In come cases, you may be "collection proof." Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Do You Owe Money to the IRS?

    The vast majority of Americans get a tax refund from the IRS each spring, but what do you do if you are one of those who have received a tax bill? What do you do if you owe money to the IRS and can’t pay? Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
  • Zombie Debt Collection (Old Debts)

    Zombie Debts are old debts that buyers try to bring back to life. Collectors have a lot of tricks to get you to part with your money. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Debt Collection Defenses - Social Security benefits

    When you are sued for collection of a debt, do not ignore the court papers! Talk to a lawyer, you may have a defense! Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Consumer Credit Protection Act, Wage Garnishment Law Provisions

    The CCPA protects employees from discharge by their employers because their wages have been garnished for any one debt, and limits the amount of an employee's earnings that may be garnished in any one week. Content Detail

    By:
    US Department of Labor
  • Wage Garnishment

    Employment law guide to federal wage garnishment law. Content Detail

    By:
    US Department of Labor
  • Bankruptcy

    General information on the different types of bankruptcy relief available to individuals. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Military Status Verification

    The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act affords certain protections to people in active military duty, called up for military duty, or recently retired. The SCRA requires that a military status verification be conducted in certain situations to ensure that these protected individuals’ rights are being protected and allows the men and women serving their country in military service to do so without worries of default judgments, evictions, foreclosures, and some other actions. Read More

    By:
    SCRA.org
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