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To remove or convey from one place or person to another. The removal of a case from one court to another court within the same system where it might have been instituted. An act of the parties, or of the law, by which the title to property is conveyed from one person to another.

Transfer encompasses the sale and every other method, direct or indirect, of (1) disposing of property or an interest therein or possession thereof; or (2) fixing a lien (a charge against property to secure a debt) absolutely or conditionally, voluntarily or involuntarily, with or without judicial proceedings, in the form of a conveyance, sale, payment, pledge, lien, mortgage, gift, or otherwise. The term transfer has a general meaning and can include the act of giving property by will.

Transfer is the comprehensive term used by the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)—a body of law adopted by the states that governs mercantile transactions—to describe the act that passes an interest in an instrument (a written legal document) from one person to another.


n. 1) the movement of property from one person or entity to another. 2) passage of title to property from the owner to another person. 3) a piece of paper given to allow a person or shipment to continue travel.


verb assign, bequeath, bestow, carry, conner, consign, deed, deliver, deliver over, demise, devolve, forward, grant, hand on, pass, pass on, remove, send, shift, traducere, transferre, transmit, transmittere, transport
Associated concepts: transfer an interest
See also: abalienate, assignment, attorn, banish, bear, cargo, carriage, cede, cession, confer, consign, consignment, convert, conveyance, copy, deed, defect, delegate, delivery, demise, deport, devise, devolution, devolve, dispatch, dispensation, displace, disposition, exchange, give, grant, impart, move, reassign, refer, relegate, remand, removal, remove, replace, replacement, sale, send, subrogation, supplant, transmit, transmittal, transport, yield


to make over to another rights in or interests over property; sometimes the term is used as a noun to denote the instrument by which this is effected.

TRANSFER, cont. The act by which the owner of a thing delivers it to another person, with the intent of passing the rights which he has in it to the latter.
     2. It is a rule founded on the plainest dictates of common sense, adopted in all systems of law, that no one can transfer a right to another which he has not himself: nemo plus juris ad alienum transfers potest quam ipse habet. Dig. 50, 17, 54 10 Pet. 161, 175; Co. Litt. 305.
     3. To transfer means to change; for example, one may transfer a legacy, either, 1st. By the change of the person of the legatee, as, I bequeath to Primus a horse which I before bequeathed to Secundus. 2d. By the change of the thing bequeathed, as, I bequeath to Tertius my History of the United States instead of my copy of the Life of Washington. 3d. By the change of the person who was bound to pay the legacy, as, I direct that the sun) of one hundred dollars, which I directed should be charged upon my house which I gave to Quartus, shall be paid by my executors.

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Young also was the first physician to perform Vaser[R] LipoSelection, SlimLipo[TM], Liposonix[R], Cellulaze[TM], Stem Cell Enriched Fat Transfer Natural Breast Augmentation, Stem Cell Face Lift, Brazilian Butt Lift, and NeoGraft[TM] Hair Restoration in the region.
In 1990, Fulton opened JEF Medical Group, a cosmetic surgery and dermatology practice where he pioneered fat transfer and laser surgery and was the first to use hyperbaric oxygen chambers for post-surgical recovery.
Advances in facial fat transfer now afford cosmetic surgeons the ability to restore youthful facial contours utilizing a patient's own fat and stem cells.
They need to do a fat transfer from his belly to the side of his face - he's got a big hole on the side because of all the flesh that he lost," explained the dad.
New audit figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) reveal that although the number of overall procedures for 2012 remained much the same as the year before, facial rejuvenation is proving popular with eyelid surgery, fat transfer, and brow and facelifts all on the up.
Interestingly, for the first time we see a greater number of women having procedures to re-insert fat - known as fat transfer, to add volume to the face - than to remove it, in the form of liposuction.
Annual figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BPS) show the number of fat transfer procedures has overtaken the numbers having liposuction for the first time, the Daily Mail reported.
Figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) reveal that the number of women having fat transfer procedures rose by 13 percent to 2,641 in 2012, overtaking the number of liposuction operations (2,638) for the first time.
Yes, my special interest is full surgical facial rejuvenation using endoscopic and short scar techniques, incorporating stem cell fat transfer volume enhancement.
If fat transfer has been used then this is not permanent and will disappear over time.
The winner can choose from the following treatments: teeth whitening, cellulite treatment, laser treatment, dermal fillers, facial rejuvenation, line and wrinkle smoothing, contour threading, microdermabrasion, fat transfer, skin peels, thread vein removal, excessive sweating treatment, removal of moles or hair removal.
Montegut performed a coronal forehead lift and a fat transfer to the upper and lower lips.