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Chapter 44: Liens.

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Article 1 - Mechanics', Laborers', and Materialmen's Liens. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-1 44-1. Repealed by Session Laws 1969, c. 1112, s. 4.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-2 through 44-5 44-2 through 44-5. Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 1029, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 1A - Wage Liens. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-5.1 44-5.1. Wages for two months' lien on assets.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Subcontractors', etc., Liens and Rights against Owners. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-6 44-6. Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 880, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-7 44-7. Repealed by Session Laws 1943, c. 543.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-8 through 44-13 44-8 through 44-13. Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 880, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-14 44-14. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1194, s. 6.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Liens on Vessels. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-15 through 44-27 44-15 through 44-27. Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 1029, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Warehouse Storage Liens. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-28 through 44-29 44-28 through 44-29. Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 562, s. 6.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - Liens of Hotel, Boarding and Lodging House Keeper. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-30 through 44-32 44-30 through 44-32. Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 1029, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6 - Liens of Livery Stable Keepers. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-33 through 44-35 44-33 through 44-35. Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 1029, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7 - Liens on Colts, Calves and Pigs. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-36 through 44-37.1 44-36 through 44-37.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 1029, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 8 - Perfecting, Recording, Enforcing and Discharging Liens. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-38 44-38. Claim of lien to be filed; place of filing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-38.1 44-38.1. Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 562, s. 7.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-39 through 44-46 44-39 through 44-46. Repealed by Session Laws 1969, c. 1112, s. 4.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-47 44-47. Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 1185, s. 5.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-48 44-48. Discharge of liens.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 9 - Liens upon Recoveries for Personal Injuries to Secure Sums Due for Medical Attention, etc. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-49 44-49. Lien created; applicable to persons non sui juris.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-49.1 44-49.1: Recodified as 58-3-135 by Session Laws 1995 (Regular Session, 1996), c. 674, s. 1.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-50 44-50. Receiving person charged with duty of retaining funds for purpose stated; evidence; attorney's fees; charges.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-50.1 44-50.1. Accounting of disbursements; attorney's fees to enforce lien rights.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-51 44-51. Disputed claims to be settled before payments.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 9A - Liens for Ambulance Service. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-51.1 44-51.1. Lien on real property of recipient of ambulance service paid for or provided by county or municipality.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-51.2 44-51.2. Filing within 90 days required.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-51.3 44-51.3. Discharge of lien.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 9B - Attachment or Garnishment and Lien for Ambulance Service in Certain Counties. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-51.4 44-51.4. Attachment or garnishment for county or city ambulance or county or city supported ambulance service.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-51.5 44-51.5. General lien for county or city ambulance service.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-51.6 44-51.6. Lien to be filed.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-51.7 44-51.7. Discharging lien.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-51.8 44-51.8. Counties to which Article applies.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 10 - Agricultural Liens for Advances. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-52 through 44-64 44-52 through 44-64: Repealed by Session Laws 1965, c. 700, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 11 - Uniform Federal Tax Lien Registration Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-65 through 44-68 44-65 through 44-68: Repealed by Session Laws 1969, c. 216.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-68.1 through 44-68.7 44-68.1 through 44-68.7: Repealed by Session Laws 1989 (Reg. Sess., 1990), c. 1047, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-68.8 44-68.8. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-68.9 44-68.9. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 11A - Uniform Federal Lien Registration Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-68.10 44-68.10. Short title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-68.11 44-68.11. Scope.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-68.12 44-68.12. Place of filing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-68.13 44-68.13. Execution of notices and certificates.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-68.14 44-68.14. Duties of filing officer.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-68.15 44-68.15. Fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-68.16 44-68.16. Uniformity of application and construction.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-68.17 44-68.17. Liens and notices filed before August 1, 1990.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 12 - Liens on Certain Agricultural Products. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-69 44-69. Effective period for lien on leaf tobacco sold in auction warehouse.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-69.1 44-69.1. Effective period for liens on peanuts, cotton and grains.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-69.2 44-69.2. Effective period for liens on fruits and vegetables.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-69.3 44-69.3. Liens on tangible and intangible assets of milk distributors.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 13 - Factors' Liens. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-70 through 44-76 44-70 through 44-76. Repealed by Session Laws 1965, c. 700, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 14 - Assignment of Accounts Receivable and Liens Thereon. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-77 through 44-85 44-77 through 44-85. Repealed by Session Laws 1965, c. 700, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 15 - Liens for Overdue Child Support. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-86 44-86. Lien on real and personal property of person owing past-due child support; definitions; filing required; discharge.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 44-87 44-87. Discharge of lien; penalty for failure to discharge.[HTML] [RTF]