Wage Garnishments & Your Defaulted Student Loans

bills laid outThere are several serious consequences that can occur when you default on your federal student loan. One tool commonly used by the Department of Education (or a guaranty agency) to collect past due amounts is an administrative wage garnishment, which allows the government to garnish your paycheck without obtaining a court order first!

Challenge a Wage Garnishment

If you are interested in challenging a wage garnishment by the government, our South Florida student loan attorneys can help.

Below are just a few examples of defenses that we can assist you with:

  • Financial hardship to you and your dependents
  • The loan has been repaid
  • You were terminated from your last job and have been employed in your current job for less than 12 months
  • Your school failed to pay you an owed refund
  • You do not owe the amount being claimed
  • The loan is not yours or the loan documents were forged
  • You have filed bankruptcy (or the loan was discharged in bankruptcy)
  • You are paying under a repayment agreement
  • You are permanently disabled
  • You qualify for a closed school or another type of student loan discharge

Call Student Loan Debt Attorneys at (954) 932-5377

The above list is not exhaustive. Let LSAS Law review your individual circumstances and determine what defenses are available to you to challenge an administrative wage garnishment.

Please keep in mind that every matter is different. If you have questions about your student loan debt and you would like to schedule a no-cost consultation to discuss your options, please contact our office by completing the form on this website or calling us at (954) 932-5377.


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