The tools, not exceeding three hundred dollars ($300) in value, of any individual debtor necessary in his trade are exempt from levy under execution, attachment, distress for rent or fee-bill. One (1) motor vehicle not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) in value and its necessary accessories, including one (1) spare tire, of a mechanic or other skilled artisan primarily engaged in the replacement, repair, or emergency servicing of essential mechanical, electrical or other equipment in general use, is exempt from execution, attachment, garnishment, distress warrant or fee-bill.
Effective: April 9, 1980

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 427.030

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.

History: Amended 1980 Ky. Acts ch. 236, sec. 2, effective April 9, 1980. — Amended
1966 Ky. Acts ch. 157, sec. 3. — Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective
October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 1699.