Is disability subject to alimony?
If you are responsible for court-ordered alimony payments and have won a claim for disability, your SSDI payments can be garnished to satisfy your spousal support obligation. This applies to SSDI benefits only, and not to SSI.
What qualifies someone for spousal support?
In most cases, only persons who have been involved in a marriage of a “longer duration” (usually over 5 years) are qualified for spousal support. Also, the court will take into account several factors when making the support determination, including: The earning capacity of each spouse.
Can you transfer money from a joint account to a single account?
Login to your joint account online or visit your bank branch. You may transfer funds from a joint account to a single account in this manner when both accounts are with the same bank. Otherwise, you may write a check from your joint account to deposit to a single account at another bank.
Can you open a joint account with only one person present?
Can you open a joint bank account without the other person present? This depends on the bank or credit union. Some banks will allow you to open a joint account online or over the phone. In this case, both people need not be present, but both must provide social security number and photo ID.
Can a joint account be closed by one person?
While some banks require both account holders to provide their consent to add or remove a person from a joint account, most banks allow any account holder to close a joint account individually.
Can the government take money from a joint account?
Creditors may be able to garnish a bank account (also referred to as levying the funds in a bank account) that you own jointly with someone else who is not your spouse. A creditor can take money from your joint savings or checking account even if you don’t owe the debt.
What happens to a joint account when one owner dies?
If you own an account jointly with someone else, then after one of you dies, in most cases the surviving co-owner will automatically become the account’s sole owner. The account will not need to go through probate before it can be transferred to the survivor.
Can someone else close your bank account?
Is that allowed? Generally, yes. In most circumstances, state law provides that anyone who can write checks on the account has the ability to close the account.