2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 34 - LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
CHAPTER 8 - EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
ARTICLE 9 - PROHIBITED AND VOID ACTS; OVERPAYMENTS
§ 34-8-252 - Assignment, pledge, or encumbrance of right to benefits void; benefits exempt; waiver of exemption void

O.C.G.A. 34-8-252 (2010)
34-8-252. Assignment, pledge, or encumbrance of right to benefits void; benefits exempt; waiver of exemption void


Any assignment, pledge, or encumbrance of any right to benefits which are or may become due or payable under this chapter shall be void. Such rights to benefits shall be exempt from levy, execution, attachment, or any other remedy whatsoever provided for the collection of debt except child support obligations as described in Code Section 34-8-198 and overpayment for benefits as described in Code Section 34-8-254; and benefits received by any individual, so long as they are not mingled with other funds of the recipient, shall be exempt from any remedy whatsoever for the collection of all debts except debts incurred for necessities furnished to such individual or his or her spouse or dependents during the time when such individual was unemployed. No waiver of any exemption provided for in this Code section shall be valid.

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