hotelkeeper's lien

hotelkeeper's lien
A possessory or statutory lien allowing the hotelkeeper or innkeeper to take the personal property of a guest, brought into the hotel, as security for nonpayment of the guest's bill.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • hotelkeeper's lien — A possessory or statutory lien allowing the hotelkeeper or innkeeper to take the personal property of a guest, brought into the hotel, as security for nonpayment of the guest s bill …   Black's law dictionary

  • Lien — For other uses, see Lien (disambiguation). Property law …   Wikipedia

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