Bankruptcy Law Questions? Ask a Bankruptcy Lawyer.
1) The federal government is allowed to garnish Social Security benefits at amount that does not leave the recipient with less than 30 times the minimum wages, which is about the amount that you will be receiving. However, you should be able to have this debt discharged in a Bankruptcy.
2) The fact that the credit card debt was incurred in another country would not affect your right to file a Bankruptcy.
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