A lien is a right to take another’s property if an obligation is not met. Liens are powerful pre-judgment collection tools. However, there are many traps for the unwary. You should know: what must be filed, when it must be filed, who should receive notice of the filing, and how can I gain priority over other lien claimants?
- Mechanic’s Lien
- Oil and Gas Well Lien
- Physician’s Lien
- Homeowner’s Association Lien
- Laborer’s Lien
- Lien for Services on Personal Property
- Oil and Gas Owner Lien
- Agriculture Lien
- UCC Lien
New Lien law takes effect November 1, 2011
Protects those that perform services or provides equipment for oil wells or pipelines. (read more)
Protects physicians who perform medical services for any person injured as result of negligence or act of another to file lien for amount due.
Protects associations that provide management, maintenance, preservation and control of commonly owned areas.
Protects those who perform labor for another.
Protects those who produces, repairs, or alters personal property.
Protects those that own oil and gas rights.
Protects those that furnish goods or services to a farmer, or leases land to a farmer.
A lien filed on movable objects.