judicial mortgage

Definition of "judicial mortgage"
  1. In Louisiana's civil law, it's a type of mortgage lien created when a judgment is filed with the recorder of mortgages, which serves to ensure the payment of a judgment debt
How to use "judicial mortgage" in a sentence
  1. The plaintiff filed the judgment to create a judicial mortgage, securing the debt.
  2. The recorder of mortgages noted the creation of a new judicial mortgage after the judgment was filed.
  3. The judgment debt was secured through the establishment of a judicial mortgage.

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