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Is federal retirement immune from garnishment?

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I doubt that all pensions originating from federal programs are immune to garnishment. Certain types of pensions (eg. Social Security benefits) are regulated differently regarding legal actions, but not by the fact you were a participant in a federal operation. Regulatory categorization of pension type (or in some cases -- a particular pension fund resulting from past political / legal history -- like railroad employees retirement) may include prohibition of certain collection action.

Federal retirement may be garnished under certain circumstances including child support and alimony arrearages.
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