What is a statutory lien?

Answer A statutory lien is an involuntary lien that has been created by the state or federal law, or a local ordinance. These types of liens do not require the permission of any party or a court order in ... Read More »

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Can a collections attorney put a lien on you for unpaid debt and What can they lien if you own nothing?

Since you chose this category (condominiums , co-ops and home owners associations), it's possible that an attorney found your name on the title to a condominium unit. It's a good idea for you to co... Read More »

What Happens if You Purchase a Home at a Tax Lien Sale & There Is a Mortgage Lien Owed?

Foreclosure on a tax lien may eliminate the mortgage lien attached to the property, which means you may be able to buy clear title to the foreclosure property. However, the answer depends on what t... Read More »

What Does a Tax Lien Foreclosure Mean to a Lien Holder?

Foreclosure on a tax lien could potentially eliminate all other liens on the property. The answer depends on whether the lien being foreclosed on is a property tax lien or an Internal Revenue Servi... Read More »

Can an hoa place a lien on your house for building a pool if its in the rules that you cant If so I don't understand what kind of lien it would be All my dues are up to date?

Your detailed question describes a situation where you failed to honour the governing documents -- which you agreed in writing to honour, so the association chose filing a lien as a way to 'get you... Read More »