Q: if I use Maryland code § 11-504 regarding $6,000 exemption, can I file multiple objections if they file a 2nd garnishmen
I had a garnishment on a bank account and it was only $150.00 in it. I am filing an objection under the above code. If they file another garnishment on a separate bank account can I file another objection or is it a 1 and done objection?
A: Yes. You would have only used $150 of the exemption amount on the one account. Your exemption rights are static--they apply at any given snapshot in time to protect that amount of your assets, below which threshold creditors may not attach and seize, and above which they may. Where you have multiple accounts at any given time, and you have claimed part of the exemption to protect one account, you can still use the rest of the exemption on other accounts until it is exhausted.
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