homestead law


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homestead law

(in the US and Canada) any of various laws conferring certain privileges on owners of homesteads
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We thus conclude that the homestead law analogy does not
The 1912 House hearings on homestead law reform included a exchange
with the homestead laws, consideration of both of the major changes that
disposal statutes, most notably the homestead laws.
laws included the homestead laws (which led to the privatization of
these for the Mining Law debate are the homestead laws, since they
Although the homestead laws have sometimes been viewed favorably by
243) Congress distinguished the Mining Law from the homestead laws.
It thus seems likely that homestead laws in particular and land
In recent years, the homestead laws have come under criticism for
decades ago with the effective demise of the homestead laws.
The court declined to extend the doctrine of acceleration to the situation of a life estate created by operation of the homestead laws.