Legal Question in Business Law in Virginia

social security

Can a company garnish wages from someone whos only income is social security?

Asked on 8/21/07, 2:49 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

John Jackson Law Office of John A. Jackson, P.C.

Re: social security

They should not be able to take it directly from your social security check. Once you deposit it then the company may be able to take money out of your account. Good luck.

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Answered on 8/21/07, 3:15 pm
Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law

Re: social security

My understanding is that currently only SSI payments are truly exempt and that SSDI as well as old age pension payments may be subject to creditor attachment.

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Answered on 8/21/07, 3:22 pm

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