Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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Homestead Exemptions – $125,000 for land, mobile homes, and improvements; $15,000 for other personal property used as homestead.

Homestead Code – Wash. Rev. Code §6.13.030

Wages Exemptions – 75% of earnings or 30 times federal minimum wage per week, whichever is greater

Wages Code – Wash. Rev. Code §6.27.150

Motor Vehicles Exemptions – $3,250 for any one motor vehicle ($6,500 for more than one vehicle for married couples).

MV Code Exemptions – Wash. Rev. Code §6.15.010

Other Property Exemptions – $3,500 in clothing; $3,500 in books; household goods, appliances, furniture, and home and yard equipment, not to exceed $6,500 for an individual or $13,000 for a couple; other personal property not to exceed $3,000 in value, of which not more than $1,500 in value may consist of cash, and $200 in bank accounts, savings and loan accounts, stocks, bonds, or other securities.

Other Property Code – Wash. Rev. Code §6.15.010

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