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How do I put a lien on property for money owed me

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How do I put a lien on property for money owed me?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  evanesq replied 5 years ago.
You can't just place a lien against property because someone owes you money. You need to file a law suit over the dispute and win, whether by trial or default- and that judgment becomes a lien against all property owned by the debtor.

In your state, there is no additional paperwork- a filed judgment is automatically a lien.

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