judicial lien

judicial lien
A lien obtained by judgment, levy, sequestration, or other legal or equitable process or proceeding (SA-Bankruptcy.com)

A lien obtained by a judgment, levy or other legal proceeding. (Bernstein's Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology)

Under Title 11 U.S.C. Section 101:
(36) The term "judicial lien" means lien obtained by judgment, levy, sequestration, or other legal or equitable process or proceeding.

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.

judicial lien
A lien obtained by a judgment, levy or other legal proceeding.

US Bankruptcy 2012.


Glossary of Bankruptcy.

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