§ 66-13-101 Lien on Business Property
§ 66-13-102 Duration
§ 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.