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    Question garnishment of salary and pensions

    What is the name of your state?What is the name of your state?new york


    Can a company get a judgement and garnish a pension? I know they can do it for a salary, but what if you are retired and only get a pension>
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    racer72 is offline Senior Member
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    Pensions can be garnished. They are considered taxable income.
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    It is possible, however, that the amount of your pension doesn't allow for garnishment. There is a minimum income limitation, and if you're under that amount, they cannot garnish.
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    It depends on the type of pension and exemption laws in your state. Some pensions are totally exempt from garnishment for commercial debt (but could be garnished for child support or alimony). You really need to check your state laws. Many states protect certain pensions or a portion from garnishment just as federal law protects social security benefits, military retirement and veterans benefits from garnishment for commercial debt.
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    garnishment of pension

    can a credit card company garnish a pension check in the state of Illinois .
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    Quote Originally Posted by rvecle View Post
    can a credit card company garnish a pension check in the state of Illinois .
    In the state of Illinois is it legal for a credit card company to garnish a electrical workers pension check.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rvecle View Post
    In the state of Illinois is it legal for a credit card company to garnish a electrical workers pension check.
    Rvecle, you posted onto a 3 1/2 year old thread. You need to start your own thread to ask a question.
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    Pensions and other retirement funds are 100% EXEMPT from garnishment and/or seizure in pretty much every state.

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