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Can my Spouse’s Judgment Creditor Levy on Funds in Our Joint Account?

On Behalf of | Nov 20, 2013 | Bankruptcy, Firm News, Judgments

Yes, but you if you can prove that the most recent source of funds is your earnings, they will have to give it back. This can be fairly complicated, and they can keep levying on your bank account. The safer course of action would be for you to keep your funds in a separate account.

Your spouse may want to consider filing bankruptcy, because once she’s back to work, her wages and bank accounts are fair game for garnishment or levy.