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n. pl. per·son·al·ties Law
Personal property.

[Anglo-Norman personalte, from Late Latin persōnālitās, personality; see personality.]


n, pl -ties
(Law) law another word for personal property
[C16: from Anglo-French, from Late Latin persōnālitās personality]


(ˈpɜr sə nl ti)

n., pl. -ties.
personal estate or property.
[1600–10; < Anglo-French personalte < Late Latin persōnālitās personality]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.personalty - movable property (as distinguished from real estate)
belongings, property, holding - something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
chattel, movable, personal chattel - personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
effects, personal effects - property of a personal character that is portable but not used in business; "she left some of her personal effects in the house"; "I watched over their effects until they returned"
clobber, stuff - informal terms for personal possessions; "did you take all your clobber?"


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I]n personalty matters, a different standard obtains: not only must the form of the estate be consistent with entirety requirements, but the intention of the parties must be proven.
L o v i n g , c a r i n g , w i t h personalty and humour, which gave the Family and Friends much happiness, Ed spent some comfortable times in the garden, which she kept in prize condition, the highlight of the week to invite the Family every Friday evening for a get together and an evening meal, Ed, you will be loved and remembered always.
Also assume that for tax purposes a cost segregation study was performed that resulted in a significant portion of the cost being reclassified as personalty with useful lives of 15 and 20 years (Hospital Corp.
Most of the property value in an amusement park is either in the value of the land as if vacant or in the personalty.
This was at a parlous time when his debts amounted to pounds 600 'and being plundered of his personalty during the wars, he is worth nothing, and has a wife and 16 children'.
Because the transfer of a business involves a mixed property transaction encompassing both tangible and intangible personalty (along with possibly realty), a lump-sum purchase price without a specific allocation among assets should never be used.
is no different from the law that governs realty and personalty, and
Gavin, just like Shane Williams and Duncan Jones, has gone from a shy boy to being very confident personalty,' said Jones.
It is valued at well over E1million and is owned by a well-known personalty in the south east.
In 1990 doctors diagnosed Keegan as suffering from a severe anti-social personalty disorder, similar to that of killer Michael Stone, who was given three life sentences last year for the murders of Lin and Megan Russell and the attempted murder of Josie Russell in Kent.
But here the natural gas was personalty because it was already extracted, as Judge Baldock recognized.
Recovery periods replaced estimated useful lives, salvage value was ignored for both personalty and realty, and extra computations for partial periods were essentially eliminated.