Glossary

Joint Tenancy

An estate where two or more persons hold real estate jointly for life, the survivors take the interest.

Judgment

A decree of a court. In practice this is the lien or charge upon the lands of a debtor resulting from the Court's award of money to a creditor. See "Judgment Lien."

Judgment Docket

The record book of a County Clerk where a judgment is entered in order that it may become a lien upon the property of the debtor.

Judgment Lien

The charge upon the lands of a debtor resulting from the decree of a court properly entered into the judgment docket.

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