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Notice To Defendant Of Right Against Garnishment Of Wages Money And Other Property {Law 815}

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NOTICE TO DEFENDANT OF RIGHT AGAINST GARNISHMENT OF WAGES, MONEY, AND OTHER PROPERTY The Writ of Garnishment delivered to you w ith this Notice means that w ages, money, and other property belonging to you have been garnished to pay a court judgment against you. HOWEVER, YOU MAY BE ABLE TO KEEP OR RECOVER YOUR WAGES, MONEY, OR PROPERTY. READ THIS NOTICE CAREFULLY. State and federal law s provide that certain w ages, money, and property, even if deposited in a bank, savings and loan, or credit union, may not be taken to pay certain types of court judgments. Such w ages, money, and property are exempt from garnishment. The major exemptions are listed below on the form for Claim of Exemption and Request for Hearing. This list does not include all possible exemptions. You should consult a law yer for specific advice. TO KEEP YOUR WAGES, MONEY, AND OTHER PROPERTY FROM BEING GARNISHED, OR TO GET BACK ANYTHING ALREADY TAKEN, YOU MUST COMPLETE A FORM FOR CLAIM OF EXEMPTION AND REQUEST FOR HEARING AS SET FORTH BELOW AND HAVE THE FORM NOTARIZED. YOU MUST FILE THE FORM WITH THE CLERK' S OFFICE WITHIN 20 DAYS AFTER THE DATE YOU RECEIVE THIS NOTICE OR YOU MAY LOSE IMPORTANT RIGHTS. YOU MUST ALSO MAIL OR DELIVER A COPY OF THIS FORM TO THE PLAINTIFF AND THE GARNISHEE AT THE ADDRESSES LISTED ON THE WRIT OF GARNISHMENT. If you request a hearing, it w ill be held as soon as possible after your request is received by the court. The plaintiff must file any objection w ithin 8 business days if you hand delivered to the plaintiff a copy of the form for Claim of Exemption and Request for Hearing, or, alternatively, 14 business days if you mailed a copy of the form for claim and request to the plaintiff. If the plaintiff files an objection to your Claim of Exemption and Request for Hearing, the clerk w ill notify you and the other parties of the time and date of the hearing. You may attend the hearing w ith or w ithout an attorney. If the plaintiff fails to file an objection, no hearing is required, the w rit of garnishment w ill be dissolved and your w ages, money, or property w ill be released. YOU SHOULD FILE THE FORM FOR CLAIM OF EXEMPTION IMMEDIATELY TO KEEP YOUR WAGES, MONEY, OR PROPERTY FROM BEING APPLIED TO THE COURT JUDGMENT. THE CLERK CANNOT GIVE YOU LEGAL ADVICE. IF YOU NEED LEGAL ASSISTANCE YOU SHOULD SEE A LAWYER. IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD A PRIVATE LAWYER, LEGAL SERVICES MAY BE AVAILABLE. CONTACT YOUR LOCAL BAR ASSOCIATION OR ASK THE CLERK' S OFFICE ABOUT ANY LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM IN YOUR AREA. CLAIM OF EXEMPTION AND REQUEST FOR HEARING I claim exemptions from garnishment under the follow ing categories as checked: 1. Head of family w ages. (You must check a. or b. below ) a. I provide more than one-half of the support for a child or other dependent and have net earnings of $500 or less per w eek. b. I provide more than one-half of the support for a child or other dependent, have net earnings of more than $500 per w eek, but have not agreed in w riting to have my w ages garnished. 2. Social Security benefits. 3. Supplemental Security Income benefits. 4. Public assistance (w elfare). 5. Workers' Compensation. 6. Unemployment Compensation. 7. Veterans' benefits. 8. Retirement or profit-sharing benefits or pension money. 9. Life insurance benefits or cash surrender value of a life insurance policy or proceeds of annuity contract. 10. Disability income benefits. 11. Prepaid College Trust Fund or Medical Savings Account. 12. Other exemptions as provided by law (explain) LAW 815 Rev. 04-16-2014 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com I request a hearing to decide the validity of my claim. Notice of the hearing should be given to me at: Address: City, State, Zip Code: Telephone Number: ( ) The statements made in this request are true to the best of my know ledge and belief. Defendant' s Signature Date STATE OF FLORIDA COUNTY OF __________________________ Sw orn and subscribed to before me this ________ day of ______________________________, 20______, by __________________________________________________________ Notary Public/Deputy Clerk Personally Know n ____ OR Produced Identification ____ Type of Identification Produced _________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________. LAW 815 Rev. 11-15-2012 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com

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