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Debtor could not recover garnished funds as avoidable preference (access required)

A debtor in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case was unable to recover garnished wages as an avoidable preference even though the wages were turned over to the judgment creditor within the 90-day preference period because the wages were garnished and forwarded to the court before the start of the 90-day period. Background Buchanan General Hospital Inc. obtained ...