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Where do the monthly retirement checks come from? Is it a pension plan and, if so, what kind of company or was it the government?
The Social Security checks are safe from anything except government debts or child support.
Is it from a private company's pension plan?
OKay, this is covered by Washington State statute 6.15.010 (3) which you can see at http://app.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=6.15&full=true#6.15.010
The pertinent part of that section states:
(3) The right of a person to a pension, annuity, or retirement allowance or disability allowance, or death benefits, or any optional benefit, or any other right accrued or accruing to any citizen of the state of Washington under any employee benefit plan, and any fund created by such a plan or arrangement, shall be exempt from execution, attachment, garnishment, or seizure by or under any legal process whatever.
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