In the State of Florida there are various Exemptions, which protect a Debtor against seizure or garnishment of his or her property from Creditors. Florida Statute Section 222.25 enumerates some of the Personal Property Exemptions available under Florida Law.
Florida Statute 222.25 provides that the following property is exempt from attachment, seizure or garnishment under Florida Law:
- A debtor’s interest, not to exceed $1,000 in value, in a single motor vehicle as defined in s. 320.01.
- A debtor’s interest in any professionally prescribed health aids for the debtor or a dependent of the debtor.
- A debtor’s interest in a refund or a credit received or to be received, or the traceable deposits in a financial institution of a debtor’s interest in a refund or credit, pursuant to s. 32 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. This exemption does not apply to a debt owed for child support or spousal support.
A debtor’s interest in personal property, not to exceed $4,000, if the debtor does not claim or receive the benefits of a homestead exemption under s. 4, Art. X of the State Constitution. This exemption does not apply to a debt owed for child support or spousal support.