FLORIDA EXEMPTION STATUTES – The Law Office of Carol A. Lawson

FLORIDA EXEMPTION STATUTES

One of the most common questions I receive are what exemptions are available to me in Florida under bankruptcy.   I have  included a list of  exemptions under the bankruptcy code below.   Please remember to contact us for your bankruptcy needs .

FLORIDA EXEMPTION STATUTES

Description LAW Max Individual Amount Max Joint Amount
Alimony Child Support FSA § 222.201, U.S.C.§  522(d)(10)(D) UNLIMITED
Annuity Contract Proceeds FSA § 222.14 UNLIMITED
Any Personal Property – No Benefit from Homestead Exemption FSA § 222.25(4) $4,000.00 $8,000.00
Benefits – Public Employee Optional Retirement Program FSA § 121.4501 UNLIMITED
Benefits Exempt From Taxes And Execution FSA §112.359 UNLIMITED
Benefits Payable Under The System FSA §121.091 UNLIMITED
Church Benefit Plans And Church Benefit Board FSA § 624.4031 UNLIMITED
Community College Optional Retirement Program FSA § 1012.875 UNLIMITED
Coverdell Education Savings Account FSA § 222.22 UNLIMITED
Crime Victims§ Compensation -100% FSA §960.14 UNLIMITED
Disability Insurance Benefits-100% FSA § 222.18 UNLIMITED
Disposable Earnings-Head of Family Earning<=$500/Week-100% FSA § 222.11(2)(a) UNLIMITED – 6months
Disposable Earnings-Head of Family Earning>$500/Week FSA § 222.11(2)(b) UNLIMITED 6 months
Disposable Earnings-Non-Head of Family 30x Minimum Wage FSA § 222.11(2)(c ) UNLIMITED 6 months
Florida Retirement System Preservation Of Benefits Plan FSA §121.1001 UNLIMITED
Fraternal Benefit Society Benefits FSA § 632.619 UNLIMITED
Gov. Employees Deferred Comp. Benefits FSA § 112.215 UNLIMITED
Health Aids – Prescribed FSA § 222.25(2) UNLIMITED
Health Insurance – Retired Public Employees FSA § 112.363(9) UNLIMITED
Homestead Fla. Const., Art. 10, §4(a)(1), FSA §§ 222.01, 222.02 UNLIMITED
Hurricane Savings Account FSA § 222.22 UNLIMITED
Life Insurance – Cash Surrender Value FSA § 222.14 UNLIMITED
Life Insurance Proceeds FSA § 222.13 UNLIMITED
Materials Furnished to Improve Real Property FSA § 713.17 UNLIMITED
Mobile Or Modular Home FSA § 222.05 UNLIMITED
Moneys Paid In To Or Out Of Medical Savings Account FSA § 222.22 UNLIMITED
Motor Vehicle (One) FSA § 222.25(1) $1,000.00 $2,000.00
Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Deposits FSA § 324.161 UNLIMITED
Optional Retirement Program For The State University System FSA §121.35 UNLIMITED
Partner’s interest in Partnership Property FSA §620.153, 620.8307 UNLIMITED
Partnership Interest FSA §620.8504 UNLIMITED
Payment For Injuries/Death (Hazardous Occupations) FSA § 769.05 UNLIMITED
Pension Money Of U.S. Pensioner FSA § 222.21(1) UNLIMITED
Personal Property Art. 10 § 4(a)(2), FSA § 222.061 $1,000.00 $2,000.00
Preneed Funeral Contract Consumer Protection Trust Fund FSA §497.456 UNLIMITED
Property Listed In 11 USC 522(d)(10) FSA § 222.201 UNLIMITED
Qualified Tuition Programs FSA § 222.22 UNLIMITED
Retiree Health Insurance Subsidy FSA §185.50 UNLIMITED
Retiree Health Insurance Subsidy FSA §185.50 UNLIMITED
Retirement Benefits – Firemen-100% FSA § 175.241 UNLIMITED
Retirement Benefits – Police-100% FSA § 185.25 UNLIMITED
Retirement Benefits – Public Employee-10 FSA § 121.131, 121.055 (6)(e)2 UNLIMITED
Retirement Benefits – State & City Empl. FSA § 122.15 UNLIMITED
Retirement Benefits – Teachers-100% FSA § 238.15 UNLIMITED
Retirement, Profit-Sharing Benefits FSA § 222.21(2) UNLIMITED
Senior Management Service Class FSA §121.055 UNLIMITED
Social Security, Public Assistance Benefits FSA § 222.201, U.S.C.§  522(d)()(10)(A) UNLIMITED
Tax refunds or Credits FSA § 222.25(3) UNLIMITED
Unemployment Compensation Benefits FSA § 443.051(2) UNLIMITED
Veteran’s Benefits FSA § 744.626 UNLIMITED
Wages, Travel Expenses, Unemployment Compensation Payments FSA § 222.16 UNLIMITED
Workmen’s Compensation Benefits FSA § 440.22 UNLIMITED

 

Carol A. Lawson, Esq., 28870 U.S. Hwy19 #300, Hodusa Towers, Clearwater, FL 33761             Phone: (727) 410-2705;   email: calh@gate.net