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I recieve SSI & i am in debt of $5000. My family says i should

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I recieve SSI & i am in debt of $5000. My family says i should file bankruptcy, which I do not fully understand the law applied to it, or how it applys too me.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  Ellen replied 7 years ago.

Thank you for your question.

Although your creditors can get a judgment against you for the debt you owe, they cannot execute the judgment against SSDI.Therefore, with or without bankruptcy, your as SSDI cannot be taken
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
what kind of judgement from a general perspective can I expect? I own nothing...I have nothing...