If the defendant in the execution, attachment or other action owns property levied on or sought to be subjected to the payment of any debt or liability, which, in the opinion of the appraisers, is of greater value than five thousand dollars ($5,000) and not divisible without great diminution in value, the property shall be sold and five thousand dollars ($5,000) of the money arising from the sale paid to the defendant to enable him to purchase another homestead. The property shall not be sold for less than five thousand dollars ($5,000).
Effective: April 9, 1980

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 427.090

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.

History: Amended 1980 Ky. Acts ch. 236, sec. 6, effective April 9, 1980. — Recodified
1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 1705.