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There are limits to how much money can be garnished from his paycheck. The idea is that he should have enough left to pay for living expenses. Federal law places limits on wage garnishment amounts and that federal law governs in California.
For any given workweek, creditors are allowed to garnish the lesser of:
“Disposable earnings” are those wages left after his employer has made deductions required by law.
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