Can a credit card company that has failed with wage garnishment take my TV and computer?

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Can a credit card company that has failed with wage garnishment take my TV and computer?

Asked on December 17, 2011 under Bankruptcy Law, New York

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SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Possibly yes...if there is a court judgment against you which has not been satisfied, then one way the judgment creditor (the one to whom you owe money; the credit card company) can obtain payment is by "executing on property"--having a court officer take valuable property of yours, then sell it.


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