|§ 66-13-101||Lien on Business Property|
|§ 66-13-103||Priority Over Other Liens|
Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 66 > Chapter 13 - Employees' Lien
- Administrative director: means the administrative director of the courts. See Tennessee Code 40-14-301
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- Court: means any court of this state exercising jurisdiction over any criminal action which is punishable by confinement in the state penitentiary. See Tennessee Code 40-14-301
- Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
- Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
- Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
- Judge: means the judge of any court of this state exercising jurisdiction over any criminal action which is punishable by confinement in the state penitentiary. See Tennessee Code 40-14-301
- 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.
- Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
- Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
- Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
- Public defender: means any attorney appointed or elected under any act of the general assembly or any provision of a metropolitan charter to represent indigent persons accused of crime. See Tennessee Code 40-14-201
- Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
- State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
- Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
- Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.