Not really. I also have a RV park where the customer also has a RV camper (also in arrears) so I have a written contract for the camper but only a verbal contract for the boat. I also, would like to place a lien on the camper.
A grocery store does not charge for storage whereas I do. The customer entered into a verbal agreement to store his boat on my property for a fee. I have sent him invoices and statements every month stating his balance. If not having a 'written' contract for the boat is going to stop me from having any recourse, how about the camper? How do I place a lien on it.
But I believe North Carolina categorizes boats and campers as vehicles. Why, then, would I not be able to place a lien on a vehicle, such as a mechanics lien? I did a google search and found § 14‑110 Defrauding innkeeper or campground owner. Why would this not apply?
Thank you for your answers. One last question. Can I put a lock on his camper or block it, so it cannot be removed in the middle of the night, legally? Or if he comes to remove it do I have to let him take it? Criminal charges will be definitely be filed if he does but do I have to let him take the camper or can I stop him with no criminal or civil action against me or my business?
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