New York Agriculture Liens: Stableman’s Lien

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Under Section 183 of NY Lien Law, any veterinarian who renders treatment to or boards any dog, cat, or other domestic animal or person keeping a livery stable, boarding stable or pasturing animals has a lien over the animal and any equipment kept and stored in conjunction with the animal, such as a “wagon, truck, cart, carriage, vehicle or harness”.   Possession of this …

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New York Agriculture Lien Law: Landlord’s Lien

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A landlord’s lien used to be superior to other creditors’ claims; however, in New York, it does not arise automatically because a landlord-tenant relationship is created.  Landlords who want to retain title to the products of the land against the tenant’s other creditors must explicitly include a provision to that effect in the lease. Both the landlord and tenant should memorialize their …

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