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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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A list of liens is kept at the county courthouse showing who the government is pursuing and how much is sought.
The LPS Industry Lien Matching service offers an unprecedented ability for broad, holistic co-modification solutions across the mortgage industry.
These rights stopped the IRS from enforcing liens and levies while the taxpayer appealed the action.
What the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority is trying to say is that no matter what the claim of lienholder, this property was intended to be and demonstrated in the public record through the development agreement and other understanding prior to the time the lien was recorded to be lien-free open space,'' Speiser said.
First Hallmark Mortgage Corporation has created a program to help homeowners pay off municipal tax liens through mortgage refinancing, announced Bruno Viscariello, president of First Hallmark.
Between lien laws, increasingly restrictive definitions of land tenure, and the use of criminal sanctions, Woodman concludes that the legal barriers thrown up around Southern agricultural workers "created a repressive labor system that gave property-owning landlords almost complete control of their workforce.
Since tax liens are usually a relatively small percentage of the value of the property (5 to 20 percent), property owners or banks holding the mortgage will generally want to extinguish the tax lien rather than risk foreclosure on the property.
After the government denied her claim, she filed a refund suit in federal district court, claiming the lien was invalid because she had taken the property without knowledge or notice of the lien.
First, the Senate Committee on Finance expressly anticipated the issuance of regulations deeming economic performance to occur in respect of state and local property taxes "at the time the tax lien attaches or the time the tax is assessed.
The system automatically collects all required loan data and stores the legal description text so that lien release can be automatically processed from the servicing system on demand.
22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Tax Lien Association opened registration for 2014 NTLA Annual Conference and Meeting, the 17th Annual conference connecting the most dynamic and influential tax lien professionals.
A A materialmen's lien is a charge upon property to satisfy a debt owed to a contractor or anyone providing labor, professional services, materials or equipment for the improvement of real property.
Compared to previous years, 2004's tax lien sale was one of the smallest ever, due in part to efforts by the New York City Department of Finance to increase debtor awareness and collect during the presale period.
Craft, 535 US 274 (2002), held that a Federal tax lien arising under Sec.