Terms Used In New York Laws > Civil Practice Law and Rules > Article 65
- Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
- Dower: A widow
- Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
- Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC