2019 Tennessee Code
Title 26 - Execution
Chapter 2 - Exemptions—garnishment
Part 1 - Exemptions
§ 26-2-104. Additional personal property absolutely exempt.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 26-2-104 (2019)
  • (a) In addition to the exemption set out in § 26-2-105, there shall be further exempt to every resident debtor the following specific articles of personalty:

    • (1) All necessary and proper wearing apparel for the actual use of debtor and family and the trunks or receptacles necessary to contain same;

    • (2) All family portraits and pictures;

    • (3) The family Bible and school books.

  • (b) The exemption under this section is absolute, and may be exercised by the judgment debtor before or after issuance of any execution, seizure or attachment by a judgment creditor, unless a judgment creditor, is by execution, foreclosing a security agreement on such property.

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