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U.S. can’t be sued for failing to garnish father’s benefits

The federal government is immune from liability for damages arising from its failure to withhold Social Security disability benefits payments in accordance with a child support garnishment order, the New Jersey Appellate Division has ruled in vacating a $119,000 judgment.

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Veterans’ benefits kept from garnishment calculation

Veterans’ disability benefits should not have been included in determining the amount that could be garnished from the income of a man who was delinquent in his alimony payments, the Vermont Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.

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