Hello and thank you for allowing me to address your legal question.
Florida law states the following:
222.11 Exemption of wages from garnishment.--
(2)(a) All of the disposable earnings of a head of family whose disposable earnings are less than or equal to $500 a week are exempt from attachment or garnishment.
So, your understanding is correct. If you make less than $500 per week, and you are the head of household, then your wages cannot be garnished.
With regard to your second question, are you asking how to make a settlement offer to the creditor? The best way is to make a written offer to the creditor and wait for a response. You can also send a check with the settlement offer, but you must be sure to state on the letter and on the check that by endorsing and cashing the check, the creditor agrees that all of your debts are paid in full.
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