§ 40-101 Homestead, defined; exempted
§ 40-102 Homestead; selection of property
§ 40-103 Homestead; exemption; when inoperative
§ 40-104 Homestead; how conveyed or encumbered; assertion of claim of invalidity of conveyance
§ 40-105 Homestead; selection; procedure
§ 40-106 Homestead; selection; application; contents
§ 40-107 Homestead; selection; application; filing; service
§ 40-108 Homestead; selection; hearing
§ 40-110 Homestead; when set off; selection of other lands
§ 40-111 Indivisible homestead; sale; conditions
§ 40-112 Indivisible homestead; sale; proceeds; disposition
§ 40-113 Indivisible homestead; sale; surplus proceeds; protection
§ 40-116 Homestead; protection of surplus after execution sale

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes > Chapter 40

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person shall: include bodies politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint-stock companies, and associations. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.