No. 13-15483.

772 F.3d 876 (2014)

Tony W. STRICKLAND, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Richard T. ALEXANDER, Clerk of Court of the State Court of Gwinnett County, Georgia, Greene & Cooper, LLP, JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA, Defendants-Appellees, Discover Bank, Defendant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

November 20, 2014.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jon Erik Heath , David A. Webster , Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc., Atlanta, GA, John Ross Bartholomew , Donald M. Coleman , Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc., Decatur, GA, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Michael A. O'Quinn , O'Quinn & Cronin, LLC, McDonough, GA, Scott James Fuller , Lawrenceville, GA, Kyle A. Cooper , Christopher R. Yarbrough, Greene & Cooper, LLP, Roswell, GA, Amy Lucy Hanna Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Michael Wolak, III , Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP, Atlanta, GA, for Defendants-Appellees.

Before WILSON and ROSENBAUM, Circuit Judges, and SCHLESINGER, District Judge.

ROSENBAUM, Circuit Judge:

Plaintiff-Appellant Tony W. Strickland's limited funds include those that he obtained from a workers' compensation settlement after suffering a permanent disability on the job and those that he receives from his Social Security disability payments. He keeps these funds in two bank accounts that he shares with his wife, who, like Strickland, is entirely dependent on the funds in the accounts to live. Luckily for Strickland, the law protects...

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