Chattel

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  • personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)

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  • personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Chattel'


  • Chattel mortgage: Chattel mortgage, sometimes abbreviated CM, is the legal term for a type of loan contract used in some states with legal systems derived from English
  • Trespass to chattels: Trespass to chattels is a tort whereby the infringing party has intentionally (or, in Australia, negligently) interfered with another person's lawful possession
  • Chattel house: Chattel House is a Barbadian word for a small moveable wooden house that working class people would occupy. The term goes back to the plantation days
  • Chattel marriage: Chattel marriage refers to a form of marriage in which the husband owned his wife, and any children of their union, in a legal relationship similar to

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