(40 ILCS 5/4-135)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 4-135)
Benefits - Exempt.
No portion of the pension fund shall, either before or after
a board's order
of distribution to any retired firefighter or his or
her beneficiaries, be held, seized, taken subject to, or detained or levied on by
virtue of any process, injunction
other order or judgment, or any process or proceeding whatever
issued by any court of this State, for the payment or satisfaction in whole or
in part of any debt, damages, claim, demand or judgment against any firefighter
or his or her beneficiaries, but the fund shall be held, secured and distributed
for the purposes of pensioning such
firefighter and beneficiaries and
for no other purposes whatever.
(Source: P.A. 83-1440.)