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In re Keena

Ruling: 
Debtors could not claim homestead exemption in empty lot adjacent to residence.
Procedural posture: 
The trustee in a chapter 7 bankruptcy case filed an objection to the debtors' claim of homestead exemption under 11 U.S.C.S. § 522(d)(1). The court treated the filings as cross motions for summary judgment.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 13,2011, LexisNexis #0212-082