Legal Question in Family Law in Illinois

Can a savings account holding SSI benefit payments have a lien by the state put on it for past due child support payments?

Asked on 9/29/13, 1:07 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Jonathan Shimberg SHIMBERG and CROHN, P.C.

Yes. While SS benefits are normally exempt, child support trumps the exemption. They can seize your account for past due child support.

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Answered on 9/29/13, 1:52 pm

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