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    JustAPal00 is offline Senior Member
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    Putting a lean on property?

    What is the name of your state? PA

    If a tenant wins a judgement against a landlord and the landlord doesn't pay, can the tenant put a lean on the landlords property? If so, what interest rate can the tenant charge until the lean is settled?
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    Alaska landlord is offline Senior Member
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    I don't know if this is current, but it's a start. The answer is yes, they can put a lien on your home.

    STATE: PENNSYLVANIA
    INTEREST RATE
    Legal: 6%
    Judgment: 6%
    STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS (IN YEARS)
    Open Acct.: 4
    Written Contract: 4
    Domestic Judgment: 5 (writ of revival within 5 yrs.)
    Foreign Judgment: 4
    o -Lien against real estate: 5 yrs.
    o -Personal property Ex: 20 yrs.
    BAD CHECK LAWS (CIVIL PENALTY)
    After demand and judgment triple damages in amount equal to $1 00 or 3 times the check amount whichever is greater up to $500.
    GENERAL GARNISHMENT EXEMPTIONS
    [url]http://www.carreonandassociates.com/articles/collectionlaws.htm#Pennsylvania[/url]

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