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State Asset Protection Laws Vary Widely

Filed under Asset Protection Strategies. Fact checked on April 22, 2012.

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In a state court proceeding (e.g., execution of a judgment lien), you must rely on the applicable state's exemptions to protect your property from your creditors. Also, your state's asset exemption laws will apply in bankruptcy, unless you live in Arkansas, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Washington or Wisconsin

States vary widely in what types of assets are exempt from the reach of creditors. What's more the value of assets that can be exempted will also vary widely. You need to know the law for your state and plan your asset protection strategy accordingly.

Click on your state on the map below for detailed information about its protected asset exemptions. Be sure to research the latest changes in your state's laws and be sure to consult with a qualified attorney.

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  1. Alabama - Asset Protection Laws
  2. Alaska - Asset Protection Laws
  3. Arizona - Asset Protection Laws
  4. Arkansas - Asset Protection Laws
  5. California - Asset Protection Laws
  6. Colorado - Asset Protection Laws
  7. Connecticut - Asset Protection Laws
  8. Delaware - Asset Protection Laws
  9. DC - Asset Protection Laws
  10. Florida - Asset Protection Laws
  11. Georgia - Asset Protection Laws
  12. Hawaii - Asset Protection Laws
  13. Idaho - Asset Protection Laws
  14. Illinois - Asset Protection Laws
  15. Indiana - Asset Protection Laws
  16. Iowa - Asset Protection Laws
  17. Kansas - Asset Protection Laws
  18. Kentucky - Asset Protection Laws
  19. Louisiana - Asset Protection Laws
  20. Maine - Asset Protection Laws
  21. Maryland - Asset Protection Laws
  22. Massachusetts - Asset Protection Laws
  23. Michigan - Asset Protection Laws
  24. Minnesota - Asset Protection Laws
  25. Mississippi - Unemployment Tax Rules for Employers
  26. Missouri - Asset Protection Laws
  27. Montana - Asset Protection Laws
  28. Nebraska - Asset Protection Laws
  29. Nevada - Asset Protection Laws
  30. New Hampshire - Asset Protection Laws
  31. New Jersey - Unemployment Tax Rules for Employers
  32. New Mexico - Asset Protection Laws
  33. New York - Asset Protection Laws
  34. North Carolina - Asset Protection Laws
  35. North Dakota - Asset Protection Laws
  36. Ohio - Asset Protection Laws
  37. Oklahoma - Asset Protection Laws
  38. Oregon - Asset Protection Laws
  39. Pennsylvania - Asset Protection Laws
  40. Rhode Island - Asset Protection Laws
  41. South Carolina - Unemployment Tax Rules for Employers
  42. South Dakota - Asset Protection Laws
  43. Tennessee - Asset Protection Laws
  44. Texas - Asset Protection Laws
  45. Utah - Asset Protection Laws
  46. Vermont - Asset Protection Laws
  47. Virginia - Asset Protection Laws
  48. Washington - Asset Protection Laws
  49. West Virginia - - Asset Protection Laws
  50. Wisconsin - Asset Protection Laws
  51. Wyoming - Asset Protection Laws

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