I don’t think inheritances are included. The government can withhold your tax refunds and any loans could be withheld, but I believe that inheritances are considered gifts instead of income and I do not think that they can garnish this…I may be wrong though. I do know that inheritances are not included in ED unless it was left to both parties or was given by the inheriting spouse as a gift to the marriage…

Many assets in your possession may be attached to pay child support obligations. This means it can be taken from you against your will. If you owe past due child support and have the means to pay it, I would suggest you do so to avoid some potentially severe legal consequences.

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If you owe “past due extortion”, I mean support, are inheritances you might receive subject to being garnished or taken away? If so, how much can be “garnished”?