I am a joint signer on my son's checking account. I was told that if he has a garnishment against that account, they could also take any account that I am a signer on at that bank even if he is not a signer. I am a county treasurer and want to be sure that those accounts for the county can not be touched if he was to have a garnishment against him. He currently is arrears with his wireless phone company.
I can't imagine any garnishment would touch your personal or corporate accounts, but you might want to double check with your bank to make sure all of your accounts are titled correctly and that they don't accidentally have him as an additional owner or signer on any accounts that he shouldn't be (or if you're really concerned, move the accounts to a different bank than your son's). Good luck,
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