Filed for bankruptcy - law firm garnished wages

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Country: United States of America
State: All States/Provinces

I filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy on September 21. A law firm garnished my paycheck for over $500 on October 31. I filed without an attorney. Is the law firm obligated by law to refund the amount they garnished? If so, how do I go about getting the money back?


Yes--call them and fax the bankruptcy papers..