Posts Tagged ‘judgments’

Public records—which are issued by federal, county, and state governments—are legal documents that anyone can access. Some public reports can appear on your credit report, and as a result, can have a negative effect on your credit score while they’re there (usually seven to 10 years, depending on the item). The following are the examples […]

Wage garnishment is often a creditor’s last resort when it comes to collecting any outstanding debt that a borrower owes. After various attempts at alternative methods fail, a creditor may be granted the permission to garnish your wages. This is a legal order that your employer must follow, and involves taking a portion of your […]