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Homestead Exemptions: The Truth Isn’t What You Think

“They can’t take my house, whatever happens.  Right?” The young man in my office “knew” that the substantial equity in his home was exempt as a homestead, even if he filed bankruptcy. He “knew” that credit card debt was dischargeable. … Continue reading

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Soft Opening – Rubin on Florida Homestead

As I teased a few days ago, I’ve been working on a challenging writing project these past 2-3  years. Today is the day of its release!As you can tell by the title, it is a book/treatise on Florida homestead law. … Continue reading

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No Homestead Treatment for Property Owned by a Corporation [Florida]

In a recent case, residential property was owned by a corporation. The sole shareholder and president of the corporation resided on the property, and the corporation had attempted to convey the residence to the shareholder, but its deed was effective … Continue reading

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German Shepperd Attacks Children in Homestead

A German Shepherd mix breed recently attacked three children in Homestead. Apparently, it was the guard dog at a business across the street from where the children live and the business was closed for the day. Subsequent police investigation showed … Continue reading

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Hillsborough schools may use homestead to prove residency

Hillsborough schools may use homestead to prove residency The state’s class size restrictions districts need to ensure the students are qualified to attend. Read more on The Tampa Tribune

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