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GENERAL LIEN Definition & Legal Meaning

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A general lien applies only to personal property in the US. Covers the goods or property that gives rise to the debt as well as all the goods or property of the lienee. All personal and real property of a person or firm, the lienee, is attached as a tax lien or judgment lien.


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