Questions tagged [liens]

Pertaining to rights in specific real or personal property as collateral for a debt, whether entered into voluntarily or involuntarily as a matter of law.

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Filing a lien if a client is unable to pay

Is it possible to file a lien on the work done as part of the contract if the client is unable to pay for it. For example, if a contractor writes software for a client, and the client makes no ...
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Car with lien that isn't real

I have this car that I don't technically have the title for because the person I purchased it from filled out the title like we had a $200 lien on the car (we paid cash outright) and now I can't get ...
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How can I make sure that a house is clear of workmen's liens?

Is there a legal process I can undertake (like advertising in the paper) to clear any workmen's liens on a house that I am planning to buy? In other words, the situation I am trying to avoid is ...
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Legal standards for seizing a house to satisfy a civil judgement

I know that for relatively small amounts of money a civil lien will just sit on a house and there is nothing else the lienholder can do. However, at some point of value, it must be possible to sieze ...
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(Canada, BC) Camera Repair Shop taking 3+ months

It has been 2ish months since the camera shop received my order to fix an issue. This is not including time required give me a quote and receive a reply on the quote, which was admittedly about a ...
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Can I terminate my contract with a building contractor? [closed]

I hired a contractor to remodel our kitchen. He has done a very bad job so far, and I want to halt the work without paying the remainder due on the contract. Is this legally possible?