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NO, your SS benefits would be exempt under federal law. However, avoid co-mingleing funds in the same account as your SSD benefits.
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If your only source of income is Social Security disability payments can the credit card companies take these payments to pay off your debts to them?

  Answer     No, ALL Social Security benefits are exempt from creditor attachment. The person should take care to not commingle funds in a bank account. For SS be

Can credit card companies garnish pension or social security checks?

Summary: No, they can't take your check. Unless they sue you and get a judgement they can't garnish anything. Neither a private pension nor Social Security would be attachab

Are Social Security checks and pension checks subject to garnishment?

Yes. And the money once deposited in a normal bank account loses it's identity and can be seized, etc like any other. Clarification: Social Security checks are only subjec

Can Social Security disability be garnished?

Yes, but only the federal government can garnish your Social Security check, and only for limited purposes, such as payment of child support, alimony, delinquent taxes, and de

Can the Department of Education garnish Social Security disability checks?

  AS SOMEONE WHO USED TO WORK FOR THE DEPT OF EDUCATION. IT IS TRUE, BECAUSE THE DEPT OF EDUCATION IS A FEDERAL AGENCY AND SSI AND DISS IS CONSIDERED TO BE A FEDERAL APPRO

Can a Social Security disability check be garnished?

No. If a creditor other than the federal government tries to garnish your Social Security benefits, inform them that such an action violates Section 207 of the Social Security

Could you use a dead person's social security number to get credit cards?

I hope you wouldn't want to. The idea is that this fraud should be prevented by financial institutions' referring to the Social Security Death Index or Death Master File. This

What happens when a person is on Social Security Disability and cannot pay their credit card debt?

  Answer     A person being on SSD or other disability benefits does not mean they cannot be pursued for collection of debt owed, including being sued by the cre

Can social security disability checks be garnished in the state of Missouri?

  Generally not, except for Federal debts (Federal taxes) and child support or alimony.   Generally, Social Security benefits are exempt from execution, levy, attachmen

Can a credit card company garnish your Social Security or pension?

All Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits are exempt from action for creditor debt. Most pension plans are also exempted, although some may only have a sp

Can social security disability be garnished for restitution?

Only federal government can garnish your Social Security check, and only for limited purposes, such as payment of child support, alimony, delinquent taxes, and debt to other f

Can a credit card company garnish your wages?

A creditor can not garnish your wages without a court order. Actually, the only thing they CAN do is to take you to court, which is a possibility. However, without such action

Can a credit card company garnish your Social Security and state retirement benefits or freeze your USA bank checking account while living abroad?

All SS benefits are exempt from private creditor action (benefits may be garnished for back alimony, child support, unpaid federal taxes and amounts due other federal agencie

Can Social Security checks be garnished in Michigan?

Social Security benefits are exempt from judgment creditor garnishments. They are not exempt from child support garnishments. In some instances SS benefits can also be garnis