In Michigan 500 dollars is immune to garnishment in a savings account. How do they define savings account? For instance you migh save some money in a checking account would that much be immune in that kind of account used for savings?
1 Answer from Attorneys
Under the Michigan Savings and Loan Act of 1980, deposits of up to $500 in a state savings and loan (called and "association" under the act) are exempt from garnishment or other process. MCL 491.628.
Problem is that, last time I checked, there was no state S&L in existence in Michigan. Until someone forms a state S&L under the act, the exemption is not available.
This answer is for discussion purposes and does not constitute legal advice.