They tell me they are sleeping better and are no longer dreading answering the phone. They say they are doing better at work because they know no bill collectors will call and the threat of a garnishee is gone.
The Stay of Proceedings prevents unsecured creditor from taking steps to collect on their debts. Bill collectors will stop phoning. Interest stops accruing.
Garnishees in place or contemplated will be stopped. If a creditor has threatened to garnishee wages the trustee will phone him as soon as the bankruptcy is filed and explain that the Stay of Proceeding is in place and he cannot file a garnishee.
If a wage garnishee is in place the trustee will phone the payroll department explain that you have filed bankruptcy and since a Stray of Proceedings is in place will inform the payroll department that no further moneys are to taken from your pay.
A Licensed Insolvency Trustee is the most highly trained and well educated debt professional in Canada and the only debt professional in Canada who can prevent all unsecured creditors, including Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) from trying to collect their debt. Licensed Insolvency Trustees are regulated by the government so the cost will be the same no matter which Trustee in Canada is used.
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