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Florida Statutes, chapter 77 outlines very strict procedures for garnishment. Florida Statutes �222.11 offers a significant exemption to wage garnishment known as the "head of family" exemption. Effective July 1, 2001, the judgment creditor is required to serve a notice of rights to the defendant upon receipt of the employees answer with a form for the defendant to fill out to claim exemptions. Forida law does allow for bank account levies.
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