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Chapter 6.12.120 RCW Dispositions

HOMESTEADS


Sections

6.12.010  Homestead, what constitutes — "Owner" defined.
[1987 c 442 § 201; 1981 c 329 § 7; 1945 c 196 § 1; 1931 c 88 § 1; 1927 c 193 § 1; 1895 c 64 § 1; Rem. Supp. 1945 § 528.]
Recodi-fied as RCW 6.13.010 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.020  What homestead may consist of.
[1987 c 442 § 202; 1981 c 329 § 8; 1977 ex.s. c 98 § 1; 1973 1st ex.s. c 154 § 6; 1895 c 64 § 2; RRS § 530.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.020 pursu-ant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.030  Selection from separate estate of wife or husband.
[1973 1st ex.s. c 154 § 7; 1895 c 64 § 3; RRS § 531.]
Repealed by 1981 c 329 § 22.


6.12.040  Mode of selection — Declaration of homestead.
[1977 ex.s. c 98 § 2; 1973 1st ex.s. c 154 § 8; 1895 c 64 § 30; RRS § 558.]
Repealed by 1981 c 329 § 22. Later enactment, see RCW 6.12.045.


6.12.045  Applicability — Declaration of homestead — Contents — Declaration of abandonment.
[1987 c 442 § 204; 1981 c 329 § 9.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.040 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.050  Value of homestead limited — Must be used as home.
[1987 c 442 § 203; 1983 1st ex.s. c 45 § 4; 1981 c 329 § 10; 1977 ex.s. c 98 § 3; 1971 ex.s. c 12 § 1; 1955 c 29 § 1; 1945 c 196 § 3; 1895 c 64 § 24; Rem. Supp. 1945 § 552.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.030 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.060  Contents of declaration.
[1977 ex.s. c 98 § 4; 1973 1st ex.s. c 154 § 9; 1895 c 64 § 31; RRS § 559.]
Re-pealed by 1981 c 329 § 22. Later enactment, see RCW 6.12.045(3).


6.12.070  Declaration of homestead, declaration of abandonment and declaration of nonabandonment to be recorded.
[1981 c 329 § 11; 1895 c 64 § 32; RRS § 560.]
Repealed by 1987 c 442 § 225.


6.12.080  When property constitutes a homestead.
[1981 c 329 § 12; 1895 c 64 § 33; RRS § 561.]
Repealed by 1987 c 442 § 225.


6.12.090  Homestead exempt from execution, when — Presumed valid.
[1987 c 442 § 207; 1981 c 329 § 13; 1945 c 196 § 2; 1927 c 193 § 2; 1895 c 64 § 4; Rem. Supp. 1945 § 532.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.070 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.100  Homestead subject to execution, when.
[1987 c 442 § 208; 1984 c 260 § 16; 1982 c 10 § 1. Prior: 1981 c 304 § 17; 1981 c 149 § 1; 1909 c 44 § 1; 1895 c 64 § 5; RRS § 533.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.080 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.105  Homestead declaration before judgment — Lien on excess value of property.
[1987 c 442 § 209; 1984 c 260 § 30.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.090 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.110  Conveyance or encumbrance by husband and wife.
[1987 c 442 § 206; 1983 c 251 § 1; 1895 c 64 § 6; RRS § 534.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.060 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.120  Homestead presumed abandoned, when — Declaration of nonabandonment.
[1987 c 442 § 205; 1981 c 329 § 14; 1895 c 64 § 7; RRS § 535.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.050 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.130  Abandonment, when effectual.
[1895 c 64 § 8; RRS § 536.]
Repealed by 1981 c 329 § 22. Later enactment, see RCW 6.12.045.


6.12.140  Proceedings on execution against homestead.
[1987 c 442 § 210; 1895 c 64 § 9; RRS § 537.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.100 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.150  Application under RCW 6.12.140 must be made upon verified petition — Contents.
[1987 c 442 § 211; 1981 c 329 § 15; 1895 c 64 § 10; RRS § 538.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.110 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.160  Petition, where filed.
[1895 c 64 § 11; RRS § 539.]
Repealed by 1987 c 442 § 225.


6.12.170  Notice.
[1987 c 442 § 212; 1981 c 329 § 16; 1895 c 64 § 12; RRS § 540.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.120 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.180  Hearing — Appointment of appraiser.
[1987 c 442 § 213; 1984 c 118 § 1; 1895 c 64 § 13; RRS § 541.]
Recodi-fied as RCW 6.13.130 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.190  Oath of appraisers.
[1987 c 442 § 214; 1895 c 64 § 14; RRS § 542.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.140 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.200  View of premises by appraisers.
[1895 c 64 § 15; RRS § 543.]
Repealed by 1987 c 442 § 225. Later enactment, see RCW 6.13.140.


6.12.210  Report of appraisers.
[1895 c 64 § 16; RRS § 544.]
Repealed by 1987 c 442 § 225. Later enactment, see RCW 6.13.140.


6.12.220  Division of homestead.
[1987 c 442 § 215; 1981 c 329 § 17; 1895 c 64 § 17; RRS § 545.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.150 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.230  Sale, if not divisible.
[1987 c 442 § 216; 1981 c 329 § 18; 1895 c 64 § 18; RRS § 546.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.160 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.240  Bids must exceed exemption.
[1895 c 64 § 19; RRS § 547.]
Repealed by 1987 c 442 § 225. Later enactment, see RCW 6.13.160.


6.12.250  Application of proceeds.
[1987 c 442 § 217; 1981 c 329 § 19; 1895 c 64 § 20; RRS § 548.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.170 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.260  Money from sale protected.
[1987 c 442 § 218; 1981 c 329 § 20; 1973 1st ex.s. c 154 § 10; 1895 c 64 § 21; RRS § 549.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.180 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.270  Compensation of appraiser.
[1987 c 442 § 219; 1984 c 118 § 2; 1895 c 64 § 22; RRS § 550.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.190 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.280  Costs.
[1987 c 442 § 220; 1895 c 64 § 23; RRS § 551.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.200 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.290  "Head of family" defined.
[1973 1st ex.s. c 154 § 11; 1971 ex.s. c 292 § 5; 1933 c 36 § 1; 1895 c 64 § 25; RRS § 553.]
Repealed by 1977 ex.s. c 98 § 5.


6.12.300  Alienation in case of incompetency or disabil-ity of one spouse.
[1987 c 442 § 221; 1977 ex.s. c 80 § 4; 1895 c 64 § 26; RRS § 554.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.210 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.310  Notice of application for order.
[1987 c 442 § 222; 1977 ex.s. c 80 § 5; 1895 c 64 § 27; RRS § 555.]
Recodi-fied as RCW 6.13.220 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.320  Petition.
[1987 c 442 § 223; 1977 ex.s. c 80 § 6; 1895 c 64 § 28; RRS § 556.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.230 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


6.12.330  Order — Effect.
[1987 c 442 § 224; 1895 c 64 § 29; RRS § 557.]
Recodified as RCW 6.13.240 pursuant to 1987 c 442 § 1121.


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