A Treatise on Homestead and Exemption Laws

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F.H. Thomas, 1878 - 817 pages

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Page 29 - States, subject, however, to such alterations and additions as the said courts, respectively, shall in their discretion deem expedient, or to such regulations as the Supreme Court of the United States shall think proper, from time to time, by rule, to prescribe to any circuit or district court concerning the same.
Page 59 - A married woman may bargain, sell, assign and transfer her separate personal property, and carry on any trade or business, and perform any labor or services on her sole and separate account ; and the earnings of any married woman, from her trade, business, labor or services, shall be her sole and separate property, and may be used or invested by her in her own name...
Page 674 - ... 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 756 - ... to pay the same, that it shall be and, is hereby, made the duty of the sheriff of the proper county to hire out' said freedman, free negro, or mulatto to any person who will, for the shortest period of service, pay said fine or forfeiture and all costs...
Page 398 - ... except for the purchase money thereof, or a part of such purchase money, the taxes due thereon, or for work and material used in constructing improvements thereon, and in this last case only when the work and material are contracted for in writing, with the consent of the wife given in the same manner as is required in making n sale and conveyance of the homestead...
Page 404 - ... shall be exempt from sale for taxes or for the payment of obligations contracted for the purchase of said premises, or for the erection of improvements thereon; provided, the provisions of this section shall not apply to any process of law obtained by virtue of a lien given by the consent of both husband and wife...
Page 313 - And no court or ministerial officer in this state, shall ever have jurisdiction, or authority, to enforce any judgment, decree, or execution against said property so set...
Page 469 - The widow of every deceased person shall be entitled to dower, or the use during her natural life of one-third part of all the lands whereof her husband was seized of an estate of inheritance at any time during the marriage, unless she is lawfully barred thereof.
Page 37 - That no lands acquired under the provisions of this act shall in any event become liable to the satisfaction of any debt or debts contracted prior to the issuing of the patent therefor.
Page 37 - Congress has the absolute right to prescribe the times, the conditions, and the mode of transferring this property, or any part of it, and to designate the persons to whom the transfer shall be made.

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