personal property


personal property
personal property see property

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

personal property
index effects, movable, paraphernalia (personal belongings), personalty, possessions

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


personal property
property that is not real property. It includes goods and chattels but also leaseholds and land, whether freehold or leasehold, held on trust for sale and conversion into money.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


personal property
All property other than land and buildings attached to land. Cars, bank accounts, wages, securities, a small business, furniture, insurance policies, jewelry, patents, pets, and season baseball tickets are all examples of personal property. Personal property may also be called personal effects, movable property, goods and chattel, and personalty. Compare: real estate
Category: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

personal property
USA
Tangible and intangible assets of an entity, other than its real property. It is a classification of asset over which an entity will grant a security interest under Article 9 of the UCC.
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Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


personal property
n. Property that is movable, unlike real estate or things attached to the real estate. However, things attached to real estate may be considered as personal property, also known as personalty, if they can be relocated without doing irrevocable damage-a shed, perhaps, or even a mobile home. Personal property encompasses tangible and intangible non-real property.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


personal property
Everything that is the subject of ownership that does not come under the denomination of real property; any right or interest that an individual has in movable things.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


personal property
I
Everything that is the subject of ownership that does not come under the denomination of real property; any right or interest that an individual has in movable things.
II Anything a person owns other than real estate.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

personal property
n.
   same as "personalty."
   See also: personalty

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Personal property — Personal Per son*al (p[ e]r s[u^]n*al), a. [L. personalis: cf. F. personnel.] 1. Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things. [1913 Webster] Every man so termed by way of personal difference. Hooker. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • personal property — Assets, such as cars, stock, furniture, etc., that is not real estate or affixed to real property. (Bankruptcy in Brief) Property that is not real property; things moveable, also known as chattels. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • personal property — ► NOUN Law ▪ all of someone s property except land and buildings. Compare with REAL PROPERTY(Cf. ↑real property) …   English terms dictionary

  • personal property — n. any property that is not real property and that is movable or not attached to the land …   English World dictionary

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

  • personal property — In broad and general sense, everything that is the subject of ownership, not coming under denomination of real estate. A right or interest in things personal, or right or interest less than a freehold in realty, or any right or interest which one …   Black's law dictionary

  • Personal Property — A type of property which, in its most general definition, can include any asset other than real estate. The distinguishing factor between personal property and real estate is that personal property is movable. That is, the asset is not fixed… …   Investment dictionary

  • personal property — Defined by law to be all property that is not real property. Further classified in Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code into various categories. American Banker Glossary Any assets other than real estate. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • personal property —    All property that is not real estate (i.e., all property other than land and the fixtures that are permanently attached to it). Cars, bank accounts, shares, wages, a small business, furniture, insurance policies, jewelry and patents are… …   Business law dictionary

  • personal property — Money, goods, and movable chattels. Ralston Steel Car Co. v Ralston, 112 Ohio St 306, 147 NE 513, 39 ALR 334. Goods, chattels, things in action, evidences of debt, and money. All objects and rights which are capable of ownership except freehold… …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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