Meaning of ATTORN OR ATTORNMENT in English

ATTORN OR ATTORNMENT

To consent, implicitly or explicitly, to a transfer of a right. Often used to describe a situation where a tenant, by staying on location after the sale of the leased property, accepts to be a tenant of the new landlord; or where a person consents to ("attorns to") the jurisdiction of a court which would not have otherwise had any authority over that person.

Duhaime's Law English dictionary.      Английский юридический словарь Duhaime .