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MECHANICS AND MATERIAL SUPPLIERS LIENS

See also BUILDING MATERIALS; CONTRACTORS; LIENS; MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES

Agricultural liens

Crop liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.964

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2011 336.9-102

Farm products statutory liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 336A.01

Financing statements, fraud, Minn. Statutes 2011 545.05

Livestock liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.965, 2011 514.966

Machinery and equipment, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.661

Mediation, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.661

Secured transactions, see Agricultural liens under SECURED TRANSACTIONS

Agricultural producers' liens

Costs and disbursements, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.945

Farm products statutory liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 336A.01

Aircraft mechanics, nonpossessory liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.221

Assignees, enforcement of liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.73

Assignments, liens assignable, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.73

Attachment, proceeds received, improvement to real estate, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2011 550.37

Auctions, personal property, sales, notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.21

Bedding, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.77 to 2011 514.79

Blanket encumbrances, mechanics liens defined as, Minn. Statutes 2011 83.20

Blankets, launderers' liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.77 to 2011 514.79

Buildings, severance and removal, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.16

Claims

Interest on, computation, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.135

Lienholders, see same under this topic

Clothing, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.77 to 2011 514.79

Coats, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.77 to 2011 514.79

Common interest communities, Minn. Statutes 2011 515B.3-117

Compensation and salaries, employees' liens for wages, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.59 to 2011 514.61

Complaints

Improvement of real property, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.11

Loggers' liens, contents, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.47

Condominiums, Minn. Statutes 2011 515.09, 2011 515A.4-109

Contractors

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.011

Lien waivers, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.02, 2011 514.07

Mail and mailing, statement of claims, service on owner, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.08

Notice given, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.011, 2011 514.05

Payment bonds, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.02

Payments to, failure to use proceeds to pay for labor performed, theft, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.02

Payments withheld from, amounts necessary to pay lienholders, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.07

Crops, agricultural liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.964

Damages

Liquidated damages, satisfaction of lien, refusal, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.76

Personal property in self-service storage facilities, owners, liability for, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.975

Residential real estate, nonpayment for improvements, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.02

Satisfaction of lien, refusal, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.76

Defeating security, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2011 609.615

Definitions

Agricultural machinery and equipment, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.661

Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2011 336.9-102

Crop production input liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.964

Environmental liens for state cleanup action expenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.671

Farm products, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.963

Harvesters liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.964

Landlords liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.964

Lender, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.963

Medical assistance liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.980

Self-service storage facilities, liens on personal property, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.971

Supplier, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.963

Destruction, documents filed with county recorder, Minn. Statutes 2011 386.46

Detainers, right of detainer, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.19

Discharge, promissory notes, acceptance, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.75

Dresses, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.77 to 2011 514.79

Dry cleaners

Retention of possession, authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.77

Sale of items retained, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.78, 2011 514.79

Dyers, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.77 to 2011 514.79

Enforcement of law

Assignees, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.73

Environmental cleanup liens, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.674

Farm products, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.661

Loggers' liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.40 to 2011 514.58

Personal representatives, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.73

Promissory notes, acceptance, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.75

Environmental cleanup liens

Amounts received to satisfy lien, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.676

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.671

Effect on other remedies, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.675

Enforcement, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.674

Foreclosure, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.674

Landfill cleanup programs, Minn. Statutes 2011 115B.41, 2011 115B.412

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.673

Real property, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.672

State cleanup actions, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.671 to 2011 514.676

Tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2011 282.019

Evidence

Notice of lis pendens, absence from record, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.12

Proof of nonpayment, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.02

Execution sales, loggers' liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.50

Farm products

Crop liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.963, 2011 514.964

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.661

Seed and feed loans, debtors' crops, Minn. Statutes 2011 395.22

Fines, satisfaction of liens, refusal, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.76

First and prior liens, defined, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.67

Foreclosure

Environmental cleanup liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.674

Nonpossessory aircraft mechanics liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.221

Nonpossessory liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.18

Real property, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.10

Forms, subcontractors, notice given, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.011

Furniture and household goods, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.77 to 2011 514.79

Government services

Liens on property inspected, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.67

Wells and borings, sealing, costs, Minn. Statutes 2011 103I.335, 2011 103I.341

Workers' compensation benefits paid by contractors, Minn. Statutes 2011 176.215

Workers' compensation self-insurance, awards against employers, Minn. Statutes 2011 176.181, 2011 176.183

Homesteads

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2011 510.01, 2011 510.05

Medical assistance liens, see Liens under MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

Hospital liens

Court administrators, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 485.27, 2011 514.70

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.69

Injured persons, liens on causes of action arising from injuries, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.68

Release, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.71

Transfers to county boards, Minn. Statutes 2011 485.27

Workers' Compensation Act, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.72

Household goods and furniture, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.77 to 2011 514.79

Improvements to real property, statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2011 541.051

Industrial development projects, Minn. Statutes 2011 469.155, 2011 469.163

Judgments

Loggers' liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.49

Real property, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.15, 2011 514.16

Vacation of liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 548.091

Laundries and laundry facilities, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.77 to 2011 514.79

Lawsuits

Answers, contents, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.11

Commencement, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.07, 2011 514.11

Enforcement of lien, procedure, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.10 to 2011 514.16

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.12

Lienholders, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.12, 2011 514.13

Loggers' liens, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.47 to 2011 514.49

Nonpayment for improvements, residential real estate, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.02

Notice of lis pendens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.10, 2011 514.12

Release of property from lien, procedure, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.10

Removal of lien, procedure, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.10

Rules of Civil Procedure, exception, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.01 to 2011 514.17

Self-service storage facilities, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.976

Service of process, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.976

Trials, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.14

Lenders, notice received, crop production input lien notification statements, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.964

Lien statements

Agricultural producers' liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.945

Farm machinery and equipment, filing, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.661

Hospital liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.69

Inaccuracies in, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.74

Loggers, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.41, 2011 514.42

Nonpossessory aircraft mechanics liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.221

Nonpossessory liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.18

Lienholders

Claims, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.07 to 2011 514.09, 2011 514.13 to 2011 514.14

Intervention in lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.12

Judgment in favor of, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.14

Mail and mailing, auction sale, notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.21

Money or bond deposited with court to secure release of property, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.10

Noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.13, 2011 514.20

Notice given, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.20

Personal property, sales, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.20 to 2011 514.22

Posting (notices), auction sale, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.21

Rights, nonexclusive, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.13

Tax liens, enforcement, filing of notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 270C.63

Linens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.77 to 2011 514.79

Livestock liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.965, 2011 514.966

Loggers' liens

Affidavits, writs of attachment, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.44

Assignment, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.41

Attachment, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.43, 2011 514.48

Boomage and scalage fees, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.46

Complaints, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.47

Enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.56

Execution sales, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.50

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.40

Judgments, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.49

Lien statements, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.41, 2011 514.42

Obstructed or intermixed logs, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.51

Preservation, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.56

Stray timber, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.54, 2011 514.55

Subrogation of claims, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.41

Surety bonds, discharge of attachment, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.48

Termination of lien, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.42

Timber cut in other states, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.54, 2011 514.55

Writs of attachment, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.45, 2011 514.48

Maintenance and repairs, existence of lien, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.19

Manufactured home installers, waivers, forgery or failure to provide, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 326B.84

Medical assistance liens, see Liens under MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

Mineral lands, mining by part owners, Minn. Statutes 2011 560.08

Motor vehicles

Sales, notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.20

Storage, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.18, 2011 514.19

Towed motor vehicles, property in possession, right of retention, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.18

Municipal gas agencies, natural gas facilities construction, Minn. Statutes 2011 453A.09

Municipal power agencies, power plant construction, Minn. Statutes 2011 453.59

Natural Resources Department, logs and timber, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.57, 2011 514.58

Nonconsensual common law liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 270C.26, 2011 514.99

Nonpossessory liens

Aircraft mechanics, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.221

Lien statements, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.18

Notice

Motor vehicles, sale, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.20, 2011 514.21

Personal property, see same under this topic

Real property, see same under this topic

Self-service storage facilities, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.972

Owners

Extent and amount of lien, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.03

Lawsuits, removal of lien, procedure, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.10

Liability, damages, exemption prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.975

Names and addresses, furnishing to subcontractors and suppliers, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.011

Notice given, nonpayment, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.02

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.02

Payments withheld, amounts necessary to pay lienholders, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.07

Self-service storage facilities, see same under this topic

Service of process on, statement of claims, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.08

Personal property

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.18 to 2011 514.22

Self-service storage facilities, see same under this topic

Personal representatives, enforcement of liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.73

Producers' liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.945

Promissory notes, acceptance, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.75

Real property

Amount of lien, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.03

Attachment, when lien attaches, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.05

Buildings, severance and removal, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.16

Claims, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.07, 2011 514.08, 2011 514.135

Contractors, see same under this topic

Evidence, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.02

Execution sales, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.15

Executory contracts, title of vendor subject to lien, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.06

Foreclosure, procedure, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.10 to 2011 514.16

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.01 to 2011 514.17

Improvements to, acts constituting, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.01

Judgments, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.14 to 2011 514.16

Landlords, liability, repairs made at tenants' requests, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.06

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Lien waivers, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.02

Multiple buildings, lienholder's options, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.09

Nonpayment for improvements, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.02

Owners, see same under this topic

Parties to suits, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.12, 2011 514.14

Payment bonds, failure to furnish, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.02

Persons entitled to liens for improvements, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.01, 2011 514.04, 2011 514.17

Posting (notices), improvements made not at owner's request, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.06

Receivers and receivership, judgments creating, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.16

Redemption, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.15, 2011 580.24

Release of property from lien, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.10

Subcontractors, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.011, 2011 514.02, 2011 514.05

Subrogation, lienholders, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.14

Suppliers, notice given, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.05

Surety bonds, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.02

Releases

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.671

Hospital liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.71

Residential building contractors

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 326B.845

Waivers, forgery or failure to provide, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 326B.84

Residential remodelers, waivers, forgery or failure to provide, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 326B.84

Residential roofers, waivers, forgery or failure to provide, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2011 326B.84

Right to, constitutional provisions, Minn. Const. art 1 s 12

Rules of Civil Procedure of district court, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.01 to 2011 514.17

Satisfaction of liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.76

Secured transactions, lien statements, filing, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.18, 2011 514.221

Self-service storage facilities

Advertising, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.979

Default, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.972, 2011 514.977

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.975, 2011 514.976

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.976

Liens against personal property, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.971, 2011 514.972, 2011 514.973

Occupants, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.972, 2011 514.976, 2011 514.978

Owners, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.972, 2011 514.974 to 2011 514.976, 2011 514.978, 2011 514.979

Rental agreements, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.975

Waivers, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.978

State, debts to, priority, Minn. Statutes 2011 16D.05

Statutes of limitations

Agricultural machinery and equipment, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.661

Agricultural producers' liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.945

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.60

Environmental cleanup liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.672

Farm products, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.661

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.12

Improvements to real property, Minn. Statutes 2011 541.051

Loggers' liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.42

Nonpossessory aircraft mechanics liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.221

Storage, existence of lien, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.19

Subcontractors, notice given

Form, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.011

Noncompliance, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.011

Notice of lien, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.05

Notice of nonpayment, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.02

Subrogation

Lienholders' claims, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.14

Loggers' liens, claims, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.41

Surety bonds, loggers' liens, discharge of attachment, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.48

Sweaters, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.77 to 2011 514.79

Temporary livestock production input liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.965, 2011 514.966

Timber, see Loggers' liens under this topic

Transportation, existence of lien, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.19

Trials, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.14

Trousers, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.77 to 2011 514.79

Uniforms, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.77 to 2011 514.79

Veterinarians' liens

Emergency services, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.965, 2011 514.966

Enforcement, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.93, 2011 514.94

Lien statements, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.74, 2011 514.93

Unclaimed animals, sale, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.93, 2011 514.94

Violations and penalties, satisfaction of liens, refusal, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.76

Wastewater treatment facilities, private vendors, Minn. Statutes 2011 471A.03

Work clothes, Minn. Statutes 2011 514.77 to 2011 514.79