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Subject:  Re: Lien against the Roth IRA? Date:  2/7/2000  11:59 PM
Author:  mattpam Number:  2030 of 21791

The IRS can go after IRA accounts, but as a matter fact
they rarely choose to. As far as creditors are concerned, they are governed by state law for the most part and chances of success will vary with location.
Bankruptcy courts also can tap into IRA accounts but
rarely do. - - Matthew
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