Lienor Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Lienor.

Lienor (noun)

A lienor is a person or entity that holds a legal claim, called a lien, over someone else's property until a debt or obligation is paid off. For instance, if you hire an attorney and don't pay them, they could become a lienor with a claim on your compensation or assets as payment for their services.