Q: My ? Is if a federal judge rules on how much a defendant is to pay back monthly does SSA have the right to with hold
Withhold all of her check till the whole 67,000 is paid in full! Because they fill like I owe them because I went back to SSA office which I had been getting my SSA office and was told by the men I remember seeing in that court room the day the order was ruled and he said that that judge does not havthe right to order pay back amount and that I was not getting no check till over pay was paid in full!! Well it has cost me everything my house my car my dog I want my life back!! Please help me I'm a 51 disabled widow of a veteran! And fell like I have been wronged by the SSA office !! I need what my husben intended for me to have please help he's not not no longer hear to fight for what I believe in which is mine!! And has been with nothing due to what SSA thinks who's word has the say a federal judge which read if I don't due what I was sapossed to due I would have been throw in Federal prison and I did it what give them the right! To do what they want after the fact of been told
A: Not clear what is going on. A good place to start is with the Legal Services office if you didn't have an attorney in Federal Court. Overpayments can be waived or modified if "against equity and good conscience." Generally Social Security benefits aren't subject to withholding--though once cashed the person with the court order could get them. However if it's taxes that is different. You need a personal consultation but a Federal Court order is something you need to know and understand.
A: I just read the following question. If you were convicted of Fraud, you hopefully had a federal public defender. Start with them as they can best tell you what the order says. But that is an order that could withhold from your federal benefit as it's money owed to the government.
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