2005 Missouri Revised Statutes - § 513.440. — Other property exempt--provisions--exceptions.
513.440. Each head of a family may select and hold, exempt from execution, any other property, real, personal or mixed, or debts and wages, not exceeding in value the amount of one thousand two hundred fifty dollars plus three hundred fifty dollars for each of such person's unmarried dependent children under the age of eighteen years or dependent as defined by the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, determined to be disabled by the Social Security Administration, except ten percent of any debt, income, salary or wages due such head of a family.
(RSMo 1939 § 1327, A.L. 1959 S.B. 238, A.L. 1982 S.B. 490, A.L. 2004 H.B. 959 merged with S.B. 1211)
Prior revisions: 1929 § 1163; 1919 § 1614; 1909 § 2183
(1987) Expense reimbursement president of company was to receive from company was not earnings for personal services rendered and of which ten percent was exempt from garnishment pursuant to 525.030 but was debt which debtor could assert as exempt from garnishment pursuant to this section. Dunn v. Remor Petroleum, 737 S.W.2d 187 (Mo.banc).
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