Attached Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Attached.

Attached adjective

  1. In a general sense, 'attached' refers to when one thing is connected or joined to another, and they cannot be separated without their existence and identity being altered. For example, an 'attached bathroom' in a house is a bathroom that is connected to a bedroom or other room and the two spaces cannot be separated without changing the nature of both rooms.
  2. In a legal context, 'attached' often refers to property that has been linked to a court order. This could mean that the property is being held or restricted by the court until legal proceedings are resolved. These proceedings may include things like disputes over the ownership of the property or repayment of debts.