Garnishment of SS Disability and Private Pension Funds

by wallace

i received social security disabilty and a private pension in the state of va. i received a garhishment from captial one. can they garnish my payments and should i go to court

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Apr 22, 2010
Garnishment of SS Disability Payments & Pension
by: Mary

Thanks for submitting your debt collection question on our Q&A page.

So sorry to learn about your situation Wallace.

Social Security disability payments are exempt from garnishment by a credit card company so I recommend that you either contact a consumer law attorney in your area who has experience in debt collection cases right away. Find out how to get FREE or low cost legal advice about debt collection from a consumer law attorney here.

I also suggest that you read the first chapter of Debt Collection Answers online for free so that you have a good understanding of your debt collection rights.

I am not an attorney or an expert on Virginia law so I can not advise you about whether or not all or a portion of your pension is exempt from garnishment in your state. It would depend on the specifics of VA's property exemption law. Again therefore, I would get in touch with a consumer law attorney right away of call the Collection Complaint Hotline I just referred you too.

Bottomline, I advise that you get legal help immediately so you can find out what your rights and your options are. Good luck!

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