Attachment Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Attachment, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Attachment?

(n) Attachment is the process by which a property, article or right is seized by law and linked to satisfy, compensate or otherwise secure an obligation brought to legal action. Attachment is generally ordered when the defended is expected to flee or dispose the item to avert the liability.