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Is it legal for a married couple to get homestead exemption on two houses in florida?

Port Orange, FL |

The wife bought the house under her ex husbands name in 2005. She remarried under her maiden name in 2008. Her current husband has a house in his name and his two siblings.
The wife lives in her house and the husband live in his but they are married. They are claiming
the homestead on both houses.

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If they live in separate houses they can claim homestead on the houses they live in despite their status as married people.

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I agree with Mr. Stein.

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As long as each declare under penalty of perjury that the houses that each lives in is their primary residences.

Douglas R. Coenson, Esq.
(561) 315-2120
Jupiter, FL

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