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can i draw my husband's retirement check if he goes to prison?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:55 PM on Sep. 5, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • I wouldn't think so since he didn't officially "retire".

    Answer by admckenzie at 10:58 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • umm IDK lol but maybe he can have it deposited into your account or something...

    Answer by agriffinmom4 at 11:05 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • No, because cashing his retirement checks is fraud in every manner. Unless the checks are personally signed over to you at the time of his retirement, you cannot do cash his checks. And he cannot dip into that account without financial penlty unless he is at the age of retirement. Which is age 65.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 11:06 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • he did retire ,he will be going to prison soon.can i still draw his check?

    Answer by isabella444 at 11:06 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • No. You can't. the state will take it to pay his fees, fines, room and board.

    Answer by lovinangels at 11:12 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • You can if he signs them over to you. I don't think they take your retirement if you go to prison. You'll have to look that up though.

    Answer by Erica_Smerica at 12:31 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • If it is his military retirement, it may be cut off. The VA cuts off all disability money if you are convicted of a felony. Not sure what Social Security does, but I imagine them being a government agency, they may also cut off the funds.


    Answer by Joeygoat at 5:30 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • i would think that if you have him sign a power of attorney first that you could

    Answer by springsmom0322 at 10:06 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

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    Answer by IraqiVetWife at 10:46 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • You might want to consult both your bank and an attorney about this one. You're getting lots of conflicting answers.

    Answer by HotMama330 at 11:08 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

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