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in the state of florida,i expect to be sued for a broken leasefor

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in the state of florida,i expect to be sued for a broken leasefor a booth in a fla question is ihave a joint checking acct, with my wife.i own a mobile home withmy wife,the title reads john j or patricia e.i own a car with a bank lien of 8,000.what can be touched ,and which cannot thank you
Are both youi and your wife liable on the lease?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
no i am the only one on the lease

Thank you for your question.

In Florida property that is considered held by tenancy by the entireties is exempt from the creditors of one spouse. Property that is held in both spouses names is presumed to be tenancy by the entireties property. Therefore it appears that the checking account and mobile home would be exempt from the claim of your sole creditor. Since the vehicle is in your name only, if there is substantial equity above the amount of the loan, it would be subject to attachment by your creditor
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
i owe more than the car is worth
since you owe more than the car is worth, the car could not be attached

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