Can creditors who have a judgment against you freeze your 401k? 4 Answers as of March 13, 2014

A creditor that has a judgment against me froze my bank account. Can they easily find me if I open an account at a different bank?

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The Law Office of Darren Aronow, PC
The Law Office of Darren Aronow, PC | Darren Aronow
They can not go after 401k but they can find other bank accounts as they are listed against your social security number.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 3/13/2014
Stacy Joel Safion, Esq.
Stacy Joel Safion, Esq. | Stacy Joel Safion
Retirement assets are exempt.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 3/13/2014
SmithMarco, P.C.
SmithMarco, P.C. | Larry P. Smith
No, that money is exempt from garnishment. Moreover, it is a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to even threaten it.
Answer Applies to: Illinois
Replied: 3/13/2014
Edelman, Combs, Latturner & Goodwin, LLC | Daniel A. Edelman
A 401k cannot be frozen.
Answer Applies to: Illinois
Replied: 3/12/2014
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