Particular lien

(Law) a lien, or a right to retain a thing, for some charge or claim growing out of, or connected with, that particular thing.

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As between each other, all mechanic's liens on a work of improvement relate back to the commencement of the work of improvement as a whole, regardless of when a particular lien claimant began work or when a lien claim is recorded, and all recorded liens have the same priority.
While the super-priority status of a property tax lien may be relatively assured, and it is possible for a potential investor to make an informed judgment about the lien-to-value ratio of a particular lien on a specific piece of property, a potential investor in a large volume of property tax liens faces two fundamental challenges which remain unresolved.
It is important for a lender to distinguish between the issue of whether a particular lien is divested at a sheriff's sale, as opposed to whether a particular lien is a superior lien for purposes of distribution of proceeds from the sale.
While there are no legal provisions that dictate the use of any particular lien for any particular purpose, the port has historically issued debt on the first-lien for seaport purposes, intermediate-lien for airport purposes, and variable rate debt on the subordinate lien.
While there are no legal provisions that dictate the use of any particular lien for any particular purpose, the port has historically issued debt for seaport purposes on the first lien, debt for airport purposes on the intermediate lien, and variable-rate debt on the subordinate lien.