Family Exemption

Using The Head Of The Family Exemption In Bankruptcy

Call: 888-297-6203 In Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the head of the family exemption to garnish the wage is also applicable. According to this statutory exemption (Fla. Stat. Ann. § 222.11(1) (c)), any individual providing more than half of the support for child or for another dependent is considered to be the head of the family. This allows an exemption for all of the earnings of the head of the family from attachment or garnishment, providing their disposable earnings is not more than the statutory amount. Moreover, the exceeding disposable earnings might not be garnished without the individual’s consent in [...]