Legal Question in Social Security Law in Alabama

social sucurity

If you owe a outstanding bill to the gas company. Can they deduct it from your social sucurity? My mother says they can. I say they can't.

Asked on 5/15/08, 9:38 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Dennis Harmon Dennis Harmon

Re: social sucurity

No. The gas company cannot garnish a federal social security check. However, if it gets a judgment against you in a court action, it can garnish your checking account where you deposit the check.

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Answered on 5/16/08, 10:10 am

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