Can Social Security checks be attached in California?

Answer Social Security benefits cannot be attached (garnished) anywhere in America, but the federal government can offset (withhold) Social Security and disability payments for loans, back taxes and other... Read More »

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Can Social Security disability be attached in a divorce?

Social Security disability benefits can't be attached in a divorce. These benefits are payable only to the disabled person and cannot be made part of a divorce settlement. The only garnishments tha... Read More »

Can a Social Security check be attached for defaulting a debt?

Social Security checks can be garnished by the government for unpaid federal taxes or to enforce child support payments. Certain civil penalties can also be garnished from Social Security checks th... Read More »

Can Social Security retirement benefits be attached for alimony in Pennsylvania?

According to Section 207 of the Social Security Act, Social Security Benefits can be garnished for alimony, child support, unpaid taxes or other federal debt. Pennsylvania Support Order Rule 1910.2... Read More »

How do I change an address for Social Security disability checks?

Social Security AdministrationSubmit a change of address form online by visiting the Social Security Administration website (see Resources for a link). If you do not feel comfortable submitting you... Read More »