Lee's Summit, MO asked in Social Security for Missouri

Q: If my husband died and I can't pay a credit card can the credit card take the money from my social security check?

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Eva Clement

Answered

A: No. In order for you to have a garnishment taken from your Social Security check they must have a court order against you. The court will not grant this type of order for credit card debt for a deceased person.

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