Married Couples Get Unique Benefits In Bankruptcy Cases And Wage Garnishment

Call: 888-297-6203 Married debtors might get a unique opportunity over unmarried debtors in defending wage garnishments. Exemption from the garnishment of all the disposable earnings is allowed to any Head of a family under Section 222.11 of the Florida Statutes. According to Section 222.11(1)(c), ‘Head of the family’ is defined as any person who provides more than 50% support of the dependents. Thus, both the spouses can exempt their wages from garnishment, if each is providing more than half of the child support. Another trick used in a bankruptcy case is of filing for ‘Tenancy by the Entireties’, [...]