artisan's lien


artisan's lien
A possessory lien given to a person who has made improvements and added value to another person's personal property as security for payment for services performed. The statutory right of an artisan to keep possession of the object that he has worked on until he has been paid for such labor

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • artisan's lien — noun lien permitting an artisan to retain possession of a piece of work until has been paid for • Hypernyms: ↑lien …   Useful english dictionary

  • artisan's lien — A lien for services in repairing an article. 33 Am J1st Liens § 16 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • lien — / lēn/ n [Anglo French, bond, obligation, literally, tie, band, from Old French, from Latin ligamen, from ligare to bind]: a charge or encumbrance upon property for the satisfaction of a debt or other duty that is created by agreement of the… …   Law dictionary

  • Lien — For other uses, see Lien (disambiguation). Property law …   Wikipedia

  • lien — /liy(a)n/ A claim, encumbrance, or charge on property for payment of some debt, obligation or duty. Sullins v. Sullins, 65 Wash.2d 283, 396 P.2d 886, 888. Qualified right of property which a creditor has in or over specific property of his debtor …   Black's law dictionary

  • lien, artisan’s — n. A lien that allows an artisan or craftsman to hold an item he or she has made until receiving payment for it. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • artisan — I noun artifex, artificer, craftsman, craftworker, faber, handicraftsman, journeyman, laborer, machiner, master craftsman, master workman, mechanic, mechanician, one engaged in a manual enterprise, one skilled in an industrial art, one trained in …   Law dictionary

  • Mechanic's lien — A mechanic s lien is a security interest in the title to property for the benefit of those who have supplied labor or materials that improve the property. The lien exists for both real property and personal property. In the realm of real property …   Wikipedia

  • carpenter's lien — An artisan s lien. 8 Am J2d Bailm § 229; a maritime lien. 12 Am J2d Boars § 30 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • chattel lien — Chattel liens exist in favor of persons expending labor, skill or materials on any chattel or furnishing storage thereof at request of owner, his agent, reputed owner, or lawful possessor. See e.g. Artisan s lien …   Black's law dictionary


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