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Fifth Circuit Denies Exemption to Nonfiling Spouse for Home Owned Fewer than 1,215 Days

Community property homestead rights are lost if only one spouse files bankruptcy.

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Opinion Link:

Opinion Link

Judge Name:

Leslie Southwick

Case Citation:

Wiggains v. Reed (In re Wiggains), 15-11249 (5th Cir. Feb. 14, 2017)

Case Name:

In re Wiggains

Case Type:

Consumer
Court: