Texas State Exemptions

Animals

Pets

Household pets

Livestock

Horses (2), mules (2), donkeys (2), cattle (12), fowl (120), and other livestock (60), including the forage on hand for their consumption

Books, Pictures, Art & Collections

Books

Books used in a trade or profession

Books, Art and Heirlooms

Household furnishings, art and family heirlooms

Domestic Support Obligations

Alimony, Maintenance & Support

Alimony, maintenance and support payments

Farm Equipment

Equipment & Implements

Farm or ranch equipment and implements

Household Goods

Home Furnishings

Home furnishings and family heirlooms

Provisions

Provisions for consumption.

Insurance

Fraternal Benefit Societies

Fraternal benefit society benefits such as death benefits, medical benefits, annuity benefits, etc.

Insurance Policies

Benefits, including cash value and proceeds, under a life, health, or accident insurance policy

Public School Employees

Uniform group insurance benefits for retirees of public schools

Texas Employees

Uniform group insurance benefits for Texas employees

Texas State College Employees

Uniform group insurance benefits for the employees of the University of Texas system and the Texas A&M system

Jewelry

Jewelry

Jewelry, the value of which must not exceed 25% of the limitation established in section 42.001(a)

Machinery

Machinery and Equipment

Machinery and equipment used in your trades or professions

Motor Vehicles

Automobiles, Trucks, Trailers, etc.

Automobiles, trucks trailers, tractors, etc. (any vehicle with 2, 3 or 4 wheels), for each qualified family member

Farm or Ranch Vehicles

Farming or ranching motor vehicles

Boats

Boats and other watercraft used in your trades or professions

Other Vehicles

All other motor vehicles used in your trades or professions

Office Furnishings

Office Furnishings & Supplies

Office furnishings and supplies used in your trades or professions

Pensions and Profit Sharing

Churches

Pensions and benefits for church ministers, teachers, etc.

College Savings Plans

Person’s right to assets in any prepaid tuition contract, savings trust account, or qualified tuition program

County & District Employees

Person’s right to assets in the Texas county and district employees’ retirement system

Firefighters

Firefighters’ pension plan

IRAs

Person’s right to assets in any individual retirement account

Municipal Employees

Municipal employees’ pension plan

Pensions & Profit Sharing Plans

Person’s right to assets in any stock bonus, pension, profit-sharing, or similar plan, including a retirement plan for the self-employed

Police

Police officers’ pension plan

Texas Employees

Texas employees’ retirement system

Texas Judges

Person’s right to assets in the judicial retirement system

Texas Teachers

Person’s right to assets in the teacher retirement system

Real Property

Burial Lots

One or more burial lots

Homestead – Rural

Homestead of 100 acres (single) or less, or 200 acres (family) or less

Homestead – Urban

Homestead of 10 acres or less in a city, village or town

Sports Equipment

Firearms

Firearms (2)

Sports Equipment

Athletic and sporting equipment including bicycles

Wearing Apparel

Health Aids

Professionally prescribed health aids

Wearing Apparel

Wearing apparel

Miscellaneous

Commissions

Unpaid commissions, the value of which must not exceed 25% of the limitation established in section 42.001(a)

Crime Victim Compensation

Crime victim’s right to compensation

Firefighter Survivors’ Benefits

Financial assistance to survivors of firefighters

Law Enforcement Survivors’ Benefits

Financial assistance to survivors of law enforcement officers

Partnership Property

Partner’s interest in partnership property is not transferable

Public Assistance

Texas financial assistance and medical assistance program funds

Unemployment Compensation

Person’s unemployment compensation

Wages

Current wages for personal services, exclusive of commissions and court ordered child support