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Iowa Liens for the Care of Horses

 

IOWA CODE
TITLE XIV. PROPERTY
SUBTITLE 3. LIENS
CHAPTER 579. LIENS FOR CARE OF STOCK AND STORAGE OF BOATS AND MOTOR VEHICLES

 

579.1. Nature of liens

1. Livery and feed stable keepers, herders, feeders, or keepers of stock shall have a lien on all property coming into their hands, as such, for their charges and the expense of keeping, but such lien shall be subject to chapter 579A and all prior liens of record.

2. Places for the storage of motor vehicles, boats, and boat engines and boat motors shall have a lien on all property coming into their hands, as such, for their charges and the expense of keeping, but such lien shall be subject to all prior liens of record.

 

579.2. Satisfaction of lien by sale

If such charges and expenses are not paid, the lienholder may sell said stock and property at public auction, after giving to the owner or claimant, if found within the county, ten days' notice in writing of the time and place of such sale, and also by posting written notices thereof in three public places in the township where said stock and property were kept or received.

 

579.3. Disposal of proceeds

Out of the proceeds of such sale the lienholder shall pay all of the charges and expenses of keeping said stock and property, together with the costs and expenses of said sale, and the balance shall be paid to the owner or claimant of the stock and property.

 

Reviewed by AAHS in June 2001.



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