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How to file for head of household?

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File a claim for exemptions and request for a court hearing. The Claim must be filed with the court and sent to the bank’s attorney as well. Usually, 4-10 weeks later there will be a court hearing to determine if the claim of exemptions will be granted. The garnishment will continue while you wait… Read More »

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How do you stop wage garnishment in Florida?

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A Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 case will put an immediate stop to a wage or bank account garnishment. In some cases, a head of household exemption may also stop a garnishment. However, the exemption will typically require a few weeks to take effect and the creditor will still be able to pursue other… Read More »

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Will bankruptcy stop a garnishment?

By Florida Law Advisers, P.A. |

Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy will put an immediate stop to a wage or bank account garnishment. You will not have to wait for a court hearing, the garnishment will be stopped instantly when the bankruptcy is filed.

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Can they garnish wages without notice?

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Florida law only requires the lender to mail notice, it does not require they prove you received it. Therefore, most borrowers will not receive any notice until they see the money missing from their pay check.

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