What is a Texas Homestead?

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The Texas Homestead is a shield, granted under both the Texas constitution and legal code, for homeowners to prevent creditors from taking a person’s home to satisfy a debt obligation. But what is a Texas homestead? Out of all the states in the union, Texas’s homestead protections give homeowners the broadest shield from creditors across […]

Homestead Exemption in Texas: How to Protect Your Home from Creditors

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This article will help you answer these questions: 1. Where do homestead laws even come from? 2. What is a Texas homestead? 3. What is the difference between an urban and a rural homestead? 4. What is the difference between family and individual homesteads? 5. How do I establish a Texas homestead? 6. How do […]