Terms Used In New York Laws > New York City Civil Court > Article 15
- Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
- Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
- judgment: as used in this article , shall be deemed to include an order directing the payment of money. See N.Y. New York City Civil Court Law 1501
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- Personal property: All property that is not real property.
- Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
- Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.