A catch-all category of property mostly associated with movable goods. At [[wex:common_law|common law]], chattel included all property that was not [[wex:real_property|real estate]] and not attached to [[wex:real_property|real estate]]. Examples included everything from leases, to cows, to clothes. In modern usage, chattel often merely refers to tangible movable personal property.
See [[wex:real_property|Real Property]];