How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Ellen Your Own Question
Ellen, Attorney
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Satisfied Customers: 36714
Experience:  Bankruptcy Lawyer. Experienced.
Type Your Bankruptcy Law Question Here...
Ellen is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

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

Resolved Question:

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
Ellen and other Bankruptcy Law Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
what kind of judgement from a general perspective can I expect? I own nothing...I have nothing...