I am on SSDI and also receive alimony, I have credit card debit that I can't pay, If the credit card company wins a judgement to garnish my my wages or freeze my bank account can they get my alimony? What if I don't put that money in the bank? Can they garnish the check on the payors end? Thank You.
I live in Ca
Real Estate Attorney
Your spousal support can be garnished on either end if they get a judgment. Even if you do not put in the bank they can get a turnover order against you or they can lien the award or get an order against your X.
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Alimony is exempt but keep it out of your bank account.
Lawsuit / Dispute Attorney
I believe that the attorney for the plaintiff must get a court order to dip into your spousal support payments to satisfy a credit card money judgment. Please review my web site so that you learn all of your options at this point.
You also need to be concerned with a bank levy on the bank account where you deposit and maintain your funds, such as spousal support, as you will find your account cleared by a bank levy and you may have a tough time getting the funds fully restored.
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