25-1556. Specific exemptions; personal property; selection by debtor.

No property hereinafter mentioned shall be liable to attachment, execution, or sale on any final process issued from any court in this state, against any person being a resident of this state: (1) The immediate personal possessions of the debtor and his or her family; (2) all necessary wearing apparel of the debtor and his or her family; (3) the debtor's interest, not to exceed an aggregate fair market value of one thousand five hundred dollars, in household furnishings, household goods, household computers, household appliances, books, or musical instruments which are held primarily for personal, family, or household use of such debtor or the dependents of such debtor; (4) the debtor's interest, not to exceed an aggregate fair market value of two thousand four hundred dollars, in implements, tools, or professional books or supplies held for use in the principal trade or business of such debtor or his or her family, which may include one motor vehicle used by the debtor in connection with his or her principal trade or business or to commute to and from his or her principal place of trade or business; and (5) the debtor's interest in any professionally prescribed health aids for such debtor or the dependents of such debtor. The specific exemptions in this section shall be selected by the debtor or his or her agent, clerk, or legal representative in the manner provided in section 25-1552.

Source:R.S.1867, Code § 530, p. 485; R.S.1913, § 8103; C.S.1922, § 9039; C.S.1929, § 20-1557; R.S.1943, § 25-1556; Laws 1969, c. 187, § 1, p. 778; Laws 1973, LB 16, § 2; Laws 1977, LB 60, § 2; Laws 1997, LB 372, § 2.

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