Bankruptcy
Overview
Check Pricing
3-Step Process
Why LegalZoom?
Education Center
Bankruptcy Education
FAQ
Glossary


Home | More Legal Documents | Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy Glossary

HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION

A state or federal exemption that protects all or part of the equity in a debtor's primary residence. The availability and amount of this exemption will vary depending on the state in which the debtor lives.