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My father-in-law, who lives with me, received a Writ of

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My father-in-law, who lives with me, received a Writ of Execution with a demand on a $4200 debt. Due to liver failure, he has not held a job in years, is not on unemployment or disability, and owns nothing of value, except for a 2001 Dodge Neon valued at less than $2000. Should we respond to writ or ...?
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: California
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today.

You should respond to the creditor stating the facts and the value of the car.It does not appear he has anything they can sell by writ of execution under California law.

Here are the statutory exemptions he has,.

He really ought to apply here for SSI if he has a terminal condition.He certainly should qualify for the money for his disability here.

Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

SSI apply here

If he gets SSI he qualifies for MediCal--this would cover medical including hospice and community care programs.Please check into it, thanks.

Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

Creditors cannot touch it either.