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My brother has a mental condition and is threatening to sue

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My brother has a mental condition and is threatening to sue me. If my house is in both my name and my sons can he put a lien on it?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Ulysses101 replied 10 months ago.

Hello, thank you for the question.

The short answer is yes, but only after he gets judgement against you. A lien is an enforcement measure, or to establish an interest in an asset for security.

The primary exception is in construction lien law, where an unpaid contractor can put a lien on a property as soon as a claim for unpaid work is prepared against the property owner.

That's a quick answer, does it help? I'll wait for your question or comment.

Expert:  Ulysses101 replied 10 months ago.

Is there anything else about this to discuss? If your brother has already brought a claim you could tell me about it.

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