Section 6-10-1

Law governing exemptions and claims.

The right of homestead or other exemption shall be governed by the law in force when the debt or demand was created, but the mode or remedy for asserting, ascertaining, contesting, and determining claims thereto shall be as prescribed in this chapter.

(Code 1876, §2844; Code 1886, §2542; Code 1896, §2068; Code 1907, §4195; Code 1923, §7917; Code 1940, T. 7, §660.)