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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title VI
CIVIL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Chapter 77
GARNISHMENT
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F.S. 77.19
77.19 Amount retained by garnishee.No garnishee who is indebted to or has in his or her possession the money of a person whose money or credits may be garnisheed shall retain out of the money more than double the amount which the writ of garnishment specifies as the amount plaintiff expects to recover or more than double the amount of the judgment plaintiff has recovered.
History.s. 2, ch. 4393, 1895; GS 2145; RGS 3447; CGL 5300; s. 27, ch. 67-254; s. 397, ch. 95-147.