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Equitable Liens

A lien is essentially a charge or claim on property. It is most often placed on real estate, but it can apply to other assets/interests, such as personal property, bank accounts, and even lawsuits themselves. Generally, there are strict requirements in place to properly assert a lien. The mechanic lien statute, for instance, sets for…

Equitable Liens

Collecting a money judgment is often very difficult, particularly if the judgment debtor is hiding assets, has little/few  assets or is not covered by insurance. In fact, many attorneys are unwilling to handle cases when the prospect of a difficult to collect judgment becomes apparent.  There are some legal theories and avenues which aid in…

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