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joint administration

A court-approved mechanism under which two or more cases can be administered together.

List of Terms; Administrative Office of the United States Courts

joint petition

One bankruptcy petition filed by a husband and wife together

List of Terms; Administrative Office of the United States Courts

judicial lien, judgment lien

lien obtained by judgment, levy, sequestration, or other legal or equitable process or proceeding;

Sec. 101. Definitions

judgment

any appealable order

Rule 9001. General Definitions