Property with which the owner has voluntarily parted, with no intention of recovering it
Occurs when an individual adds value to personal property by either labor or materials. In some situations, a person may acquire ownership rights in another's property through ___.
One to whom goods are entrusted by a bailor. Under the Uniform Commercial Code, a party who, by a bill of lading, warehouse receipt, or other document of title, acknowledges possession of goods and contracts.
A possessory lien, or claim, that a bailee entitled to compensation can place on the bailed property to ensure that he or she will be paid for the services provided. The lien is effective as long as the bailee retains possession of the bailed goods and has not agreed to extend credit to the bailor. Sometimes referred to as an artisan's lien.
A situation in which the personal property of one person (a bailor) is entrusted to another (a bailee), who is obligated to return the bailed property to the bailor or dispose of it as directed.
One who entrusts goods to a bailee
All forms of personal property
The mixing together of goods belonging to two or more owners so that the separately owned goods cannot be identified
An act equivalent to the actual, physical delivery of property that cannot be physically delivered because of difficulty or impossibility; for example, the transfer of a key to a safe constructively delivers the contents of the safe.
A statute defining finders' rights in property when the true owners are unknown.
A thing that was once personal property but that has become attached to real property in such a way that it takes on the characteristics of real property and becomes part of that real property.
Any voluntary transfer of property made without consideration, past or present.
A gift made in contemplation of death. If the donor does not die of that ailment, the gift is revoked.
gift causa mortis
A gift made during one's lifetime and not in contemplation of imminent death, in contrast to a gift causa mortis.
gift inter vivos
Property with which the owner has involuntarily parted and then cannot find or recover.
Property with which the owner has voluntarily parted and then cannot find or recover
Property that is movable; any property that is not real property.
Legally protected rights and interests in anything with an ascertainable value that is subject to ownership.
Land and everything attached to it, such as foliage and buildings.
The personal property of a commercial tenant that has been installed or affixed to real property for a business purpose. When the lease ends, the tenant can remove the fixture but must repair any damage to the real property caused by the fixture's removal.