What happens to social security payments in bankruptcy? 5 Answers as of October 01, 2010

Will I be forced to give up my social security payments if I file for bankruptcy?

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Law Office of Barbara Seeley Curtis
Law Office of Barbara Seeley Curtis | Barbara Curtis
No, you will not have to give up your social security payments. Please call for an appointment.
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 10/1/2010
Sussman & Associates
Sussman & Associates | Mitchell Sussman
Depends what chapter you file if chapter 7 no. If chapter 13, the trustee will take the social security and apply some of it to pay creditors.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/30/2010
Ariano & Reppucci
Ariano & Reppucci | Chris Ariano
You will not have to give up regular social security payments in bankruptcy.
Answer Applies to: Arizona
Replied: 9/30/2010
The Law Office of Mark J. Markus
The Law Office of Mark J. Markus | Mark Markus
No, social security payments are exempt and protected in any bankruptcy case.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/30/2010
Diefer Law Group, P.C.
Diefer Law Group, P.C. | Abel Fernandez
They remain the same.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/30/2010
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