It is important to know that some of your property and income is protected and is considered to be unseizable.
In general, the following amounts of money and income are unseizable:
With respect to government programs, there are several exceptions and special cases. For this reason it is best to consult the government department or body concerned.
Last, part of your gross income is protected from seizure. For more information, see the page Seizure of your income.
In general, the following property is protected and cannot be seized during a seizure of your movable property:
To find out more about the seizure of movable property, see the page Seizure of movable property.
In general, if you owe less than $20,000, your creditor cannot seize your main residence.
To find out more about this topic, see the page Seizure of immovable property.
March 24, 2023
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