homestead exemption

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homestead exemption

n.
Partial or complete exemption of homesteads from certain laws, such as those governing bankruptcy or taxation.
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Legislature shall pass liberal homestead and exemption laws." (70)
THOMPSON, A TREATISE ON HOMESTEAD AND EXEMPTION LAWS (San Francisco