California Homestead Declaration for Single Person
If you are a single person who owns a home in California, you should protect yourself against sale by creditors with this Homestead Declaration form.
- Filing the Declaration with the County Recorder creates what is called a declared homestead. A declared homestead protects your home from voluntary and/or forced sale.
- A single person homestead exemption will allow you to keep $75,000 of the equity you have built up in your property if your home is sold to satisfy debts or judgments, or if it acquired for public use.
The California Declaration of Homestead for Single Person is a template legal form which can be downloaded, filled in, and printed for signature. Get your copy now.