Judgement on top of another judgment

by Brenda
(Romulus, MI)

I am paying a judgement filed against me by capital one. Can Citibank file a judgement against me for a student loan if I am currently paying another judgement? I live in Michigan. Can they take the money out out my bank account if my direct deposit is only $600. every two weeks?

Reply from DebtCollectionAnswers.com:

Brenda,

They may get a judgment against you for the debt, but that doesn't necessarily mean they can go after your wages to collect it.

You may be interested in this information from the Department of Education regarding student loan wage garnishment: http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/DCS/awg.html

(Unfortunately, student loan wage garnishment is not our area of expertise.)

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