Child Support Garnishes Social Security benefits

From Business Insider: If you owe back child support — even back child support from decades ago — your Social Security check may be garnished under new U.S. Treasury rules. The new rules, which were actually written to protect Social Security recipients from garnishment of other debts, has a loophole that allows child support orders […]

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Former Spouse May Draw Disability and Retirement Benefits on Ex

A former spouse can receive benefits under the same circumstances as a current spouse or widow/widower if the marriage lasted 10 years or more. An ex-spouse may also qualify for benefits if the worker becomes disabled. To qualify for Disabled Widow/Widower Benefits, you must be between the ages of 50 and 60, and have been […]

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