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Whether the Percentage Limits on Wage Garnishment for Alimony and Child Support in Section 303(b)(2) of the Consumer Credit Protection Act Apply to the Total of Multiple Garnishments


Garnishment—Federal Employees—Consumer Credit Protection Act (15 U.S.C. § 1673)—Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. § 659)

Updated July 9, 2014