In 1999, Hovde bought 150 acres of the property, leaving 10 acres for Jerry’s mother Dorothy Rodefeld, who was known as the “light lady” for her elaborate Christmas light displays on the site. She moved out of the house in 2015, and the last 10 acres were sold to Hovde. … [Read more...] about Four-story apartment building proposed for former farming homestead site on Cottage Grove Road
Journalists from the Miami Herald, el Nuevo Herald and other news organizations were given access Friday morning to a Homestead facility housing unaccompanied migrant children. Journalists were not permitted to bring in cell phones or other video or audio recording equipment. … [Read more...] about Reporters get a look inside the Homestead facility housing unaccompanied children
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In Schafer, the bankruptcy trustee challenged the $35,000 homestead exemption, arguing that the Michigan statute was unconstitutional under the Bankruptcy Clause and the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution. The bankruptcy court held that the statute was constitutional, but the U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Sixth Circuit reversed. … [Read more...] about Michigan’s Homestead-Exemption Law for Bankruptcy Debtors Upheld
The Court concluded that the legal elements required to demonstrate entitlement to the constitutional homestead exemption require a property owner to demonstrate that the owner is maintaining on Florida real property either (1) the permanent residence of the owner or (2) the permanent residence of another legally or naturally dependent on the owner. The requirement of section 196.031(1) that required property owners to demonstrate that they reside on the property was declared invalid an unenforceable. … [Read more...] about Homestead Tax Exemption Applies to Non-Citizen’s Residence Maintained for Dependents