Can creditors who have judgements against me take my gambling winnings?

Asked on November 6, 2012 under Bankruptcy Law, New Jersey


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If you have any accounts open or property, creditors who have already obtained judgments against you can seek attachments, garnishments and liens.  The bank account will be where the garnishment will occur or where it will be frozen.  If you have gambling winnings, really the way it winds up in your account is how the creditor will know.

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