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Maybe. Although SSD and all other SS and private disability benefits are exempt from garnishment by creditors by federal and state laws, the laws do not apply to child support and/or spousal maintenance. Therefore, what action if any the ex-spouse can take against SSD benefits depends upon the terms of the spousal alimony/maintenance order.

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Q: Can your Social Security Disability benefits be garnished to reimburse your ex-wife after she has already repaid her medical bills?
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