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Can a bankruptcy court surcharge a debtor’s constitutionally-protected homestead exemption? See “Can bankruptcy court surcharge debtor’s homestead?” Law v. Siegel, No. 12-5196. Certiorari granted: June 17, 2013. Ruling below: 435 Fed.Appx. 697 (9th Cir. 2011).    

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Debtor may claim personal exemption in bankruptcy

A debtor is not necessarily barred from claiming the state personal property exemption in her bankruptcy by the fact that she could claim a homestead exemption, the Florida Supreme Court has ruled in answering a certified question from the 11th ...

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