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Can Sallie Mae really garnish my social security disability

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Can Sallie Mae really garnish my social security disability checks? Cheryl Maurer, Lebanon, IN

Hello,


Thank you for your question. I am happy to assist you.


Federal law exempts Social Security benefits from creditors with the exception of taxes, student loans and support.


That means that most creditors cannot garnish your social security benefits.


You can read the federal law in full at:
http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/uscode42/usc_sec_42_00000407----000-.html

I hope that the information which I provided was helpful to you.


Best wishes for a successful outcome. If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to submit them to me directly.


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