A Lien is a charge or claim that one person has on the property of another as security for a debt or an obligation
|•||A lien can be by agreement (mortgage) or by law (tax lien)|
|•||A specific lien is against a particular property|
|•||A general lien applies to all the lienee's real and personal property. All property is attached.|
A Lienor holds the mortgage or other debt. A Lienee is the debtor.