ALABAMA to MISSOURI
1
APPLICABLE STATE
2
STATE EXEMPTIONS
3
EXTRATERRITORIALITY
4
FEDERAL EXEMPTIONS
Which state's
law is applicable on
date of filing the petition?
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What residency status
must debtor have on
date of filing to qualiiy for the
applicable state's exemptions?
Which of the
applicable state's
exemptions apply to property
located
outside the state?
What residency status
must debtor have on
date of filing to qualify
for the
federal exemptions?
No State
No state exemptions involved
No state exemptions involved
Federal Exemptions Apply by Default
Alabama
Must be AL Resident
Homestead Does Not
Must Not be AL Resident
Alaska
Must be AK Resident
Homestead Does Not
No Residency Requirement
Arizona
Must be AZ Resident
Unknown
Must Not be AZ Resident
Arkansas
Must be AR Resident
Unknown
No Residency Requirement
California
No Residency Requirement
All
Federal Exemptions Not Available
Colorado
Must Be CO Resident
Homestead Does Not
Must Not be CO Resident
Connecticut
No Residency Requirement
Unknown
No Residency Requirement
Delaware
Must be DE Domiciliary
Unknown
Must Not be DE Domiciliary
District of Columbia
Must be DC Resident/Wage-earner
Unknown
No Residency Requirement
Florida
Must be FL Resident
Homestead Does Not
Must Not be FL Resident
Georgia
Must be Recent GA Domiciliary
Unknown
Must Not be Recent GA Domiciliary
Hawaii
No Residency Requirement
Homestead Does Not
No Residency Requirement
Idaho
Must be ID Resident
Homestead Does Not
Must Not be ID Resident
Illinois
No Residency Requirement
Unknown
Must Not be IL Resident
Indiana
Must be IN Domiciliary
Unknown
Must Not be IN Domiciliary
Iowa
Must be IA Resident for Some
Homestead Does
Federal May Not be Available
Kansas
Must be KS Resident
None
Must Not be KS Resident
Kentucky
Must be KY Resident
Homestead Does Not
No Residency Requirement
Louisiana
No Residency Requirement
Unknown
Federal Not Available
Maine
No Residency Requirement
Unknown
Federal Not Available
Maryland
Probably Must be MD Domiciliary
Homestead Does
Must Not be MD Resident
Massachusetts
No Residency Requirement
Unknown
No Residency Requirement
Michigan
No Residency Requirement
None
No Residency Requirement
Minnesota
No Residency Requirement
All
No Residency Requirement
Mississippi
Must be MS Resident
Unknown
Must Not be MS Resident
Missouri
No Residency Requirement
All
Federal Exemptions Not Available
ExemptionsExpress
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