Nashville, TN asked in Civil Litigation and Real Estate Law for Tennessee

Q: I sued and lost I am responsible for the lawyer fees I want to buy land to live on I live in tn can they take my land?

I’ve currently been staying at campsites I found land that’s 2500$ unrestricted I want to live in my tent on my (I’m buying)land but I have a judgment of 2985$ can they take my land what about an homestead exemption? I am on ssi my husband works for Uber and doordash and we have one dependent we are poor

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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: TN's Homestead Exemption has been upgraded and is now worth claiming. There are other Exemptions you will want to utilize also. However your SSI could be a problem. Hire a competent TN attorney to advise about asset protection before a Deed is executed for you.

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