As of August 2014, homesteading laws refer to exemptions to bankruptcies, and each state varies homesteading exemptions for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection, according to NOLO. A homestead exemption may all... More » Business & Finance Real Estate

No true homesteading grants exist in the modern United States. The Homestead Act of 1862 was repealed in 1976 by the Federal Land Policy and Management Act. The federal government offers a homestead exemption of up to $2... More » Business & Finance Industries Agriculture

According to the Crowder Law Center, there are several states that have homestead laws that provide a measure of legal protection from creditors trying to seize a home over unpaid debts. In states with homestead laws, ho... More » Business & Finance Financial Planning
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