judicial lien

Definition of "judicial lien"
  1. A claim given to a creditor by the law, following a court process such as a ruling, collection, seizure, or enforcement action
How to use "judicial lien" in a sentence
  1. The bank was able to secure a judicial lien on the debtor's property after successful collection efforts.
  2. Following the ruling, a judicial lien was placed on all of the individual’s assets.
  3. Through the enforcement action, a judicial lien was imposed on the debtor's real estate.

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