homestead law definition

  • noun:
    • some of a few laws and regulations passed away in most says exempting a householder's homestead from attachment or pushed sale to meet up with basic debts.
    • additionally, a designation of an Act of Congress authorizing and regulating the sale of community places, in parcels of 160 acres each, to real settlers.
    • a law conferring benefits on people who own homesteads
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