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Can workers compensation disability be garnished for spousal support?

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It depends upon the laws of the state in which the beneficiary of the disability award resides. Some states allow for such garnishment, some do not, but all US states allow disabililty garnishment when it relates to child support obligations.
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Can a worker's compensation disability settlement be garnished by debt collectors?

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Can workers compensation be garnished?

Workers compensation payments, which are provided when a employee  is injured on the job cannot be garnished. Workers compensation are  generally exempt in all states.

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