2006 Code of Virginia § 34-4 - Exemption created

34-4. Exemption created.

Every householder shall be entitled, in addition to the property or estateexempt under 23-38.81, 34-26, 34-27, 34-29, and 64.1-151.3, to hold exemptfrom creditor process arising out of a debt, real and personal property, oreither, to be selected by the householder, including money and debts due thehouseholder not exceeding $5,000 in value. In addition, upon a showing that ahouseholder supports dependents, the householder shall be entitled to holdexempt from creditor process real and personal property, or either, selectedby the householder, including money or monetary obligations or liabilitiesdue the householder, not exceeding $500 in value for each dependent.

For the purposes of this section, "dependent" means an individual whoderives support primarily from the householder and who does not have assetssufficient to support himself, but in no case shall an individual be thedependent of more than one householder.

(Code 1919, 6531; 1918, p. 487; 1975, c. 466; 1977, c. 496; 1978, c. 231;1990, c. 942; 1997, cc. 785, 861.)

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