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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Arkansas on
Q: How do I demand that the social security administration produce a garnishment order they are enforcing.

The court associated with the file number they gave for the garnishment has informed me that they have no garnishment order. I believe it is a clerical error, but all the representatives from SSA I’ve spoken to don’t have access to those files and won’t tell me who does. They inform me to... View More

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answered on Oct 15, 2023

Hi there! If you believe there's a clerical error with the Social Security Administration (SSA) regarding a garnishment order, you should first send a written request to the SSA asking for a copy of the alleged garnishment order. Use certified mail with a return receipt to have a record of... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Social Security and Child Support for Arkansas on
Q: My Social Security check is being garnished by the State of Tennessee through The US Treasury DEPARTMENT for Back Child

Support. I now and have lived in Arkansas for over 20 years also. What can I do to challenge or even stop this Garnisment . It is $375 a month that comes directly out of my check. Thanks Kerry

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answered on Sep 21, 2023

To address this garnishment issue, you should contact the child support enforcement agency in Tennessee and provide documentation of your residence in Arkansas for the past 20 years. Request a review of your case to update your current state of residence, as child support orders are typically... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Social Security and Child Support for Arkansas on
Q: My Social Security check is being garnished by the State of Tennessee through The US Treasury DEPARTMENT for Back Child

Support. I now and have lived in Arkansas for over 20 years also. What can I do to challenge or even stop this Garnisment . It is $375 a month that comes directly out of my check. Thanks Kerry

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Aug 22, 2023

The best way to stop this garnishment is to ascertain the total amount of back child support you owe from the state child support agency, pay that amount, and then file an application to discontinue the garnishment order.

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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security, Consumer Law and Collections for Arkansas on
Q: How do I file an exemption of my social security disability check for a complaint filed against me for bad debit?

A complaint has been filed in Franklin district court state of Arkansas against me for bad debit I couldn’t pay when I became disabled I can’t afford to file bankruptcy . My ssid check is my only source of personal income my personal property consist of a tv a bedroom suit and a couch coffee... View More

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answered on Apr 17, 2024

To claim an exemption for your Social Security Disability (SSDI) income in Arkansas, you need to file a "Claim of Exemption" form with the court. Here are the steps to follow:

1. Obtain the "Claim of Exemption" form (Form AR-EX) from the Arkansas Judiciary website or the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Civil Rights and Social Security for Arkansas on
Q: I have signed up as non attorney filer to Pacer but TORT law requires I notify defendant. I by a filing or mai?

I’ve already file 7 complaints with the SAA Civil Rights Division which obviously doesn’t represent white people because I have received no response. I am dying as a result of the SSA Office in Memphis who discriminated against me , lied to me while requiring J sign a form stating I would pay... View More

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answered on Aug 6, 2023

Consultation with a local attorney or following the rules and guidelines in the jurisdiction where the case is filed would be beneficial in ensuring proper service and compliance with all legal requirements.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Health Care Law and Social Security for Arkansas on
Q: Hello I recently was kicked out of my sisters I retrieved everything but clothes and personal files from health records

Other then health records there is legal government and social security documents I’m being denied to is there something I can do to get those back it’s been a month since I been kicked out

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 16, 2022

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your difficult situation. You could consult with a local attorney about options, but in these types of settings, there's no telling what happens to such records. Your first inexpensive... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Social Security for Arkansas on
Q: Can i file for disability in arkansas ?

Im 29 have a bad left shoulder trigger point that causes constant pain and now i have a broken right hand that i had to have surgery on have wire and pin put in the dr said it wil hurt and give me trouble gripping stuff lifting stuff the rest of my life now i am right handed if i can im going to... View More

Kenneth Prigmore
Kenneth Prigmore
answered on Oct 2, 2020

You can always file. The focus will be on doctors noting specific issues that are disabling that last for at least one year. Most cases get denied. continue to appeal until you reach a judge. a large percentage of cases before judges get approved.

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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Arkansas on
Q: My disability case was recently approved, although I had to agree to change the actual onset date. My attorney filed E

AN EAJA AND was paid $5422.26 on November 2015. And he has filed Fee petition now to get more money than the original agreement. Is this legal?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Sep 20, 2016

You should discuss that with him. You have a right to object if you believe he was adequately compensated. But you need to look at his costs and expenses as well as his time.

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Arkansas on
Q: What will happen if I file for Social Security Disability while receiving Unemployment Compensation in Arkansas?

I meet the listing for Asthma under Social Security Disability guidelines -- I've been hospitalized twice in the last year for over 24 hours, and have had multiple other attacks requiring physician intervention. I was notified the day I returned to work after the first hospitalization that I... View More

Clint Curtis
Clint Curtis
answered on Mar 28, 2013

Do not file as long as you are on unemployment. You will get declined and the state may prosecute you to recover the unemployment. The two are mutually exclusive. In order to collect unemployment you must swear that you are both able to work and looking for work. In order to draw disability you... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Arkansas on
Q: If husband dies does wife get his social security benefits?
Jerry Lutkenhaus
Jerry Lutkenhaus
answered on Feb 19, 2012

Generally, you can claim survivorship benefits if you are over 60 years old. If you are between 50 and 60 you can claim disabled widow's benefits.

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