Can an inheritence payment be seized? 3 Answers as of March 24, 2011

Currently my federal income tax refund is intercepted for back child support. can an inheritance be also? I need to send a W-9

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Steven J. Fromm
Steven J. Fromm | Steven J. Fromm & Associates, P.C.
Once this inheritance is received by you it becomes your own asset. As such it is no different than any other asset that you own that may be subject to a creditor claim or IRS or other tax lien.
Answer Applies to: Pennsylvania
Replied: 3/24/2011
LT Pepper Law
LT Pepper Law | Luke T. Pepper
It can be attached to satisfy the back child support unless it is part of Trust.
Answer Applies to: Pennsylvania
Replied: 3/23/2011
Meyer & Yee, LLP
Meyer & Yee, LLP | Kent W. Meyer
Once you have possession of the assets they could reach them unless they are in trust or in a protected contract.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 3/23/2011
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