Will a homestead act protect you from civil suits? - Real Property

Full Question:

Will a homestead act protect you from civil suits?
04/14/2007   |   Category: Real Property   |   State: Massachusetts   |   #3102

Answer:

Homestead property is generally except from creditors other than the mortgage holder up to limits of the act. But the exemption does have limits and liens can be placed on the property by judgment holders.