§ 28-22-01 Property exempt from all process
§ 28-22-01.1 Head of a family defined
§ 28-22-02 Absolute exemption
§ 28-22-03 Additional exemption for head of a family
§ 28-22-03.1 Additional exemptions for residents
§ 28-22-05 Exemptions of an unmarried person without dependents
§ 28-22-06 Claim to be made within ten days
§ 28-22-07 How exemptions claimed – Appraisal
§ 28-22-08 How appraisers selected
§ 28-22-09 Oath and duties of appraisers
§ 28-22-10 Selection after appraisal
§ 28-22-11 Spouse or child over sixteen may act
§ 28-22-12 Sheriff’s inventory of exemptions
§ 28-22-13 Partnership or limited liability company can claim but one exemption
§ 28-22-14 Property not exempt in action for its purchase price
§ 28-22-15 When only absolute exemptions allowed
§ 28-22-16 Exemptions limited in certain cases
§ 28-22-17 Nonavailability of federal bankruptcy exemptions
§ 28-22-18 Wages – Exemption restricted
§ 28-22-19 Exemptions from legal process – Public pensions, assistance, and awards

Terms Used In North Dakota Code > Chapter 28-22

  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • children: includes children by birth and by adoption. See North Dakota Code 1-01-18
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute means the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Individual: means a human being. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Oath: includes "affirmation". See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Partnership: includes a limited liability partnership registered under chapter 45-22. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Person: means an individual, organization, government, political subdivision, or government agency or instrumentality. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing, issued in the name of the state or of a court or judicial officer. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See North Dakota Code 1-01-33