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Can I place a lien on a tenants home to collect rent on a

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Can I place a lien on a tenants home to collect rent on a office/warehouse they rent from us?
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Utah
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?
Customer: They are in arrears by 2 months
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 2 months ago.

Hello and thank you for contacting us. This is Dwayne B. and I’m an expert here and looking forward to helping you today.

Not exactly. To get a lien on a person's home or, for that matter, on any property which has not had a specific written lien provided, would require that you file a lawsuit, serve the person, and then get a judgment with that judgment then being recorded in the land records and acting as a lien against all property owned by the debtor.

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