Highlands, NC asked in Civil Litigation and Estate Planning for North Carolina

Q: I have a writ of execution filed by the court against me in florida. I now live and homesteaded in North Carolina.

Both my wife and I are on the deed. No writ is against her. Is our home safe from florida writ? We have 2 vehicles with no lein, both our names on titles. Can they be siezed?

We appreciate your time. Thank you

1 Lawyer Answer

Angela L. Haas

Answered
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Your home is safe, so long as it is titled as "tenants by the entirety". Your vehicles could potentially be seized, if you have not properly exempted them. Contact a Florida attorney regarding Florida's exemptions process.

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