New Hampshire Bankruptcy Exemptions - NH Bankruptcy Exemptions

State Exemptions Only

Real property or manufactured housing (if you own the land it's on)

$50,000

• wearing apparel necessary for the use of the debtor and his family;
• comfortable beds, bedsteads and bedding necessary for the debtor, his wife and children

 

 

Household furniture

$3,500

Bibles, school books and library of any debtor, used by him or his family

$800

• one hog and one pig, and the pork of the same when slaughtered; Six sheep and the fleeces of the same; one cow; a yoke of oxen or a horse, when required for farming or teaming purposes or other actual use;
• hay not exceeding 4 tons;
• domestic fowls not exceeding $300 in value.

 

the debtor's interest in any property, not to exceed $1,000 in value, plus up to $7,000 of any unused amount of the exemption provided under paragraphs III, VI, VIII, IX, XVI, and XVII of section 511:2.

$750

Motor vehicle

$4,000

Jewelry owned by the debtor or his family

$500

Tools of trade

$5,000

Earned but unpaid wages; judge decides amount exempt based on a percentage of the federal minimum wage

Earned but unpaid wages of spouse

 


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