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    Default Can Social Security Be Garnished for Arrears in Child Support

    My question involves child support in the State of: Colorado

    Can social security be garnished for arrears in child support, from a deceased parent?

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    Default Re: Can Social Security Be Garnished for Arrears in Child Support,from a Deceased Par

    Hang on - the parent is dead?

    The deceased parent won't be receiving any social security...

    Would you like to clarify your question?
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    Default Re: Can Social Security Be Garnished for Arrears in Child Support,from a Deceased Par

    SS only pays for the disabled and the retired. They draw the line at the deceased. It is possible for a child of a deceased parent to qualify for benefits.
    Teach a man to fish, you feed a village. Give a man a fish, the ever growing village demands free fish. We will now spend trillions on social services and SSI for people who don't know how to fish.

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    Default Re: Can Social Security Be Garnished for Arrears in Child Support,from a Deceased Par

    The child may receive benefits from ssa from the deceased parent if the child is still a minor or up to age 23 if attending college. However the deceased parent doesn't receive benefits.

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    Default Re: Can Social Security Be Garnished for Arrears in Child Support,from a Deceased Par

    Yes dear, we know this (or rather, dependent benefits)

    OP needs to clarify the question.

    Understand?
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