Treatise on the Law of Executions

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J. Cockcroft, 1876 - 768 pages

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Page 129 - A homestead to the extent of one hundred and sixty acres of farming land, or of one acre within the limits of an incorporated town or city, occupied as a residence by the family of the owner, together with all the improvements on the same, shall be exempted from forced sale under any process of law, and shall not be alienated without the joint consent of husband and wife, when that relation exists...
Page 549 - A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law. it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation confers upon it, either expressly, or as incidental to its very existence.
Page 94 - ... from sale on execution or other final process of any court, issued for the collection of any debt contracted after the adoption of this Constitution.
Page 507 - But it lies for money paid by mistake, or upon a consideration which happens to fail, or for money got through imposition, (express or implied,) or extortion, or oppression. or an undue advantage taken of the plaintiff's situation, contrary to laws made for the protection of persons under those circumstances.
Page 583 - Writs of execution and other final process issued on judgments and decrees, rendered in any of the courts of the United States, and the proceedings thereupon shall be the same, except their style, in each state respectively, as are now used in the courts of such state...
Page 133 - Every homestead, and the dwellings and buildings used therewith, not exceeding in value one thousand dollars, to be selected by the owner thereof, or in lieu thereof, at the option of the owner, any lot in a city, town or village, with the dwelling and buildings used thereon, owned and occupied by any resident of this State, and not exceeding the value of one thousand dollars, shall be exempt from sale under execution, or other final process obtained on any debt.
Page 105 - The provisions for the debtor and his family, necessary for one year's support, either provided or growing, or both, and fuel necessary for one year. Eighth. The tools and instruments of any mechanic, miner, or other person, used and kept for the purpose of carrying on his trade or business...
Page 103 - ... the necessary food for all the stock mentioned in this section for one year's support, either provided or growing, or both, as the debtor may choose ; also one wagon, cart, or dray; one sleigh, one plough, one drag, and other farming utensils, including tackle for teams, not exceeding fifty dollars in value.
Page 16 - ... may be delivered to the creditor, till out of the rents and profits of them the debt may be satisfied...
Page 100 - ... one wagon or cart, one yoke of oxen, two cows and calves, twenty-five head of hogs, or one thousand pounds of bacon or its equivalent in pork, whether these exempted objects be attached to a homestead or not, and on a farm the necessary quantity of corn and fodder for the current year, and the necessary farming implements to the value of two thousand dollars.

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