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California Personal Property Exemptions

Exemption: Building materials to repair or improve home to $3,825 (husband and wife may not double)

Citation: Stat. - Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 704.030

Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 704.030 :
TITLE 9. ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGMENTS [680.010 - 724.260] ( Title 9 repealed and added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1364, Sec. 2. )
DIVISION 2. ENFORCEMENT OF MONEY JUDGMENTS [695.010 - 709.030] ( Division 2 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1364, Sec. 2. )
CHAPTER 4. Exemptions [703.010 - 704.995] ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1364, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 3. Exempt Property [704.010 - 704.230] ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1364, Sec. 2. )

704.030.
Material that in good faith is about to be applied to the repair or improvement of a residence is exempt if the equity in the material does not exceed three thousand five hundred dollars ($3,500) in the following cases:

(a) If purchased in good faith for use in the repair or improvement of the judgment debtor’s principal place of residence.

(b) Where the judgment debtor and the judgment debtor’s spouse live separate and apart, if purchased in good faith for use in the repair or improvement of the spouse’s principal place of residence.

(Amended by Stats. 2020, Ch. 81, Sec. 3. (SB 898) Effective January 1, 2021.)
Last Amended: 2021
2021
(Amended by Stats. 2020, Ch. 81, Sec. 3. (SB 898) Effective January 1, 2021.)
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