Legal Definition and Related Resources of Personalty

Meaning of Personalty

personal property as distinguished from realty or real property .

Personalty Alternative Definition

Personal property.

Synonyms of Personalty


  • assets
  • available means
  • belongings
  • chattels
  • effect; funds
  • holdings
  • investments
  • personal property
  • personal resources
  • possessions
  • property
  • resourcewealth

Related Entries of Personalty in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

Browse or run a search for Personalty in the American Encyclopedia of Law, the Asian Encyclopedia of Law, the European Encyclopedia of Law, the UK Encyclopedia of Law or the Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law.

Personalty in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

Search for legal acronyms and/or abbreviations containing Personalty in the Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms Dictionary.

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Conversion, Equitable, Equitable Conversion, Executor De Son Tort, Grand Larceny, Grant, Legacy, , Mixed Estate, Movable, Representative, Trust For Sale.


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This definition of Personalty is based on the The Cyclopedic Law Dictionary . This entry needs to be proofread.

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Personalty in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of personalty.


This term is a noun.

Etimology of Personalty

(You may find personalty at the world legal encyclopedia and the etimology of more terms).

legal term, late 15c., from Anglo-French personaltie, corresponding to Middle French personalite, from Medieval Latin personalitas (see personality).


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police
  • Law Enforcement Agency

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