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Wage Exemption

Florida’s Wage Garnishment Exemption Applies in Bankruptcy

Florida’s Wage Exemption Statute provides protection for those who meet the definition of “head of a family”. And, who are facing a judicial garnishment or filing for bankruptcy. A head of a family who pays for more than 50% of a dependent’s living expenses cannot go through garnishment. This is if their net income after deductions is less than $750 per week. If the head of a family earns more

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Home Equity account

WARNING! You are approved for full principal forgiveness of your Home Equity Account.

A client recently came into my office with a letter she received from Bank of America. It stated that her Home Equity account had been approved for participation in a principal forgiveness program. It was offered as a result of the Department of Justice and State Attorneys General global settlement. The letter about her Home Equity account goes on to explain that the entire balance and any accumulated fees, interest,

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