Select a Language

Home Self-help Library Consumer Rights Exempt Property Under Ohio Law

Exempt Property Under Ohio LawPrintE-mailPDF

What Is Uncollectible?

Under Ohio law certain property is exempt and creditors cannot take it to pay debts that you owe. It is property that the court allows you to keep.  Exempt property cannot be taken in a bank attachment, garnishment or other debt collection process or in a bankruptcy.

What Income is Uncollectible? 

In most instances the following sources of income are exempt from attachment or garnishment: Worker’s Compensation Benefits; Unemployment Compensation, Ohio Works First (OWF), Disability Assistance (DFA) administered by the Ohio Department of Human Services, Social Security retirement or disability benefits, Supplemental Security Income (S.S.I.), Veteran’s Benefits, Black Lung Benefits, Tax Refunds attributed to the Earned Income Credit or Child Tax Credit.

What Property is Uncollectible?

  • $125,000 in equity in your home.
  • $3,675 in equity in your car
  • $575 per item in wearing apparel, household goods and furnishings, appliances ($12,250 aggregate)
  • $1,550 in jewellery
  • $2,325 in items you need for your job (tools, books, etc.)
  • $450 in cash and bank accounts
  • $1,225 in any other property


Are my wages uncollectible? 

Under Ohio law, wages are exempt in an amount equal to the greater of the following amounts:

  1. If paid weekly, thirty times the current federal minimum hourly wage;  
    If paid biweekly, sixty times the current federal minimum hourly wage: if paid semimonthly, sixty-five times the current federal minimum hourly wage; if paid monthly, one hundred thirty times the current federal minimum hourly wage; or
  2. Seventy-five per cent of the disposable earnings owed.


For example, calculation of wages that cannot be garnished: 
    Pay period             Minimum wage exempt income
    Weekly                 $217.50        ($7.25 x 30)
    Biweekly               $435.00        ($7.25 x 60)
    Semimonthly         $471.25        ($7.25 x 65)

 

 

This article is meant to give you general information and not to give you specific legal advice.
Prepared by Community Legal Aid Services, Inc. Info Updated March 2013. CE-02-F013-CLAS

For Sale LevitraUk CialisViagra Online Store
buy cheap sildenafil sildenafil dose generic sildenafil citrate tablets indian viagra cost buy viagra cheap online viagra sildenafil wholesale drug interactions with cialis sildenafil 50 buy viagra pill online sildenafil jelly sildenafil vs viagra viagra manufacturer in india buy real viagra online without prescription 25 mg sildenafil viagra super active sildenafil canadian pharmacy cialis sildenafil citrate best price sildenafil tablet viagra india online sildenafil powder female sildenafil citrate levitra professional online viagra how long to work sildenafil dosage tadalafil 20 cheapest tadalafil tadalafil generic canada what is sildenafil citrate powder viagra made in india tadalafil soft tablets acheter cialis en espagne cialis holland preis viagra schweiz faut il une ordonnance pour acheter du viagra en pharmacie powerpoint natural viagra apoteket viagra cialis 5mg kaufen achat de viagra generisk viagra super active viagra schweiz tadalafil en mexico comprare cialis generico con postepay köpa cialis cialis apotheke holland kamagra generika