Debt Collection, Garnishment, Repossession

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

Federal Wage Garnishment

Employment law guide to federal wage garnishment law.

How can I verify whether or not a debt collector is legitimate?

Here are a few warning signs that could signal a debt collection scam.

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.

SCRA (Servicemembers Civil Relief Act) FAQ's

Frequently asked questions on rights and benefits available under the Servicemember's Civil Relief Act (SCRA). This information is for personnel in the Active Duty and Reserves or National Guard who are activated to serve on active duty.

Out of Work? How to Deal with Creditors

If you've recently lost your job, your first thoughts may be, "how will I make ends meet." Money matters are a source of stress and frustration for many people. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) publishes free brochures spelling out your rights when it comes to fair debt collection and credit reporting practices.

Is Bankruptcy the Answer?

FAQ provided by the Oklahoma Bar Association.

The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act and Debt Cancellation

If you owe a debt to someone else and they cancel or forgive that debt, the canceled amount may be taxable.

Using an Offer in Compromise to Settle a Tax Bill

How to settle a tax bill with the IRS for pennies on the dollar using an offer in compromise.

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.

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.

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.

Oklahoma Interest on Judgements

Listing of the post-judgment interest rates charged on judgments for calendar years 2000 to date. 12 O.S. 2013 Supp. §727.1 (I),

Garnishment Forms

Use these forms to collect a judgement in Oklahoma.

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.

SCRA (Servicemembers Civil Relief Act) FAQ's

Frequently asked questions on rights and benefits available under the Servicemember's Civil Relief Act (SCRA). This information is for personnel in the Active Duty and Reserves or National Guard who are activated to serve on active duty.

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.

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.

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.

Federal Wage Garnishment

Employment law guide to federal wage garnishment law.

Oklahoma Find A Lawyer

As a community service, the OBA does provide a directory of its attorney members who have given their permission to have their names published in the Oklahoma Find A Lawyer directory at Oklahoma Find A Lawyer. There you can search by both geographic area or by a lawyer's practice area.

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