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Synonyms for lien

the right to take another's property if an obligation is not discharged

a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm

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Liens can even earn as much as 108% in interest and penalties and are ready for the foreclosure process.
Significantly, the outcome might have been different in other states whose lien laws grant creditors additional time to file their liens by providing for the retroactive perfection of lien rights to before the bankruptcy filing when, for example, the lien arose (i.
The purpose of the task force was to develop a market-based form of intercreditor agreement for intercreditor arrangements between first and second lien institutional lenders holding liens on the same collateral.
The following are some frequently asked questions about materialmen's liens.
The first and second liens cover virtually all of a typical financing.
In New Jersey, municipalities have the right to sell their tax liens to the highest bidder at an auction if the homeowner has not paid local taxes in 12 months, which is the average.
Craft, 535 US 274 (2002), held that a Federal tax lien arising under Sec.
The culprits, they say, are Los Angeles County tax collectors, armed with a byzantine tax code on manufactured homes, who have slapped them with liens for unpaid taxes without ever bothering to notify them.
Mechanics' liens directly benefit those who have contracts with owners (e.
A number of states permit local governments to liquidate property tax receivables by selling tax liens attached to properties for nonpayment of property taxes or other assessments.
More liens (filed in June 1989) arose as the IRS added to its employment tax assessments.
Mechanic's liens are statutory liens and as such are unavoidable in a bankruptcy proceeding and will survive the bankruptcy unaffected.
In 1982, however, the New York State legislature amended the Lien Law to extend the protection of liens to real estate brokers.
A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction Tuesday barring a Palmdale woman associated with the controversial Freemen in Montana from placing bogus liens against federal employees and their families.