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In California a creditor may be able to intercept up to 25% of your wages to satisfy their judgment until paid in full. Garnishment can occur if the:
-the debtor receives a regular wage--he is not self employed-the debtor's pay is above the poverty line-other wage garnishments aren't already in effect, unless your wage garnishment is for child or spousal support, and-the debtor does not quit the job, contest the garnishment, or file for bankruptcy.
So the answer is no, only one wage garnishment can occur at one time.
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