Q: Is it legal for my savings acct. ( DIRECT DEP from soc sec) to be garnished by credit card company?? FACTS/background
Joint acct, social security check made out to me for the care of my husband. The only money that goes into this acct is his ss check.
The garnishment was against me not him.
4k was taken without my knowledge. I didn't receive garnishment writ as they stated. I was told I have 14 days to appeal which leaves me 2 days. Can you tell me what form number or name to file?
A: If these are the only funds in this account, you should retain a lawyer to file an objection to garnishment. Exempt funds is just the kind of argument that a judge will listen to. However, if there are commingled funds, the analysis is more complex.
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