The New Clerk's Assistant, Or, Book of Practical Forms; Containing Numerous Precedents and Forms for Ordinary Business Transactions, with References to the Various Statutes, and Latest Judicial Decisions

The New Clerk's Assistant, Or, Book of Practical Forms; Containing Numerous Precedents and Forms for Ordinary Business Transactions, with References to the Various Statutes, and Latest Judicial Decisions

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...and having a family, to the value of one thousand dollars, will be exempt from sale on execution after the first day of January, 1851, for debts contracted subsequent to the tenth day of April, 1850. This exemption is to continue after the death of the hcuseholder, for the benefit of the widow and family, --some, or one of them continuin to occupy such homestead, --until the youngest becomes of age, and until the death of the widow. No release or waiver of such exemption will be valid, unless the same be in writing, subscribed by the householder, and acknowledged in the same manner as conveyances of real estate are required to be acknowledged. 2. To entitle any property to this exemption, the conveyance thereof must show that it is designed to be held as a homestead, or if already purchased, or if the conveyance does not show the design anotice that the same is designed to be so held, and containing a full description thereof, must be executed and acknowledged by the person owning the property, and recorded in the 'ofiicc of the clerk of the county in which the same is situate. 3. This exemption will not extend to sales for the non-payment of taxes or assessments, or for a debt contracted for the purchase money, or prior to the recording of the deed or notice. 4. Where the premises claimed to be exempt as aforesaid, are worth more than one thousand dollars, in the opinion of a Sherifi holding an execution against the householder, it will be the duty of the former to summon six qualified jurors of his county, who shall upon oath, to be administered by him, appraise the said premises. If the jury are of opinion that the property may be divided without in--jury to the interests of the parties, they must set ofl' so much thereof, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 426g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236897951
  • 9781236897954