Code of Civil Procedure 872.420 CCP – Lien Claim; Date; Amount (Partition Actions)

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California Code of Civil Procedure 872.420 is the California partition statute that specifies what must be disclosed in an answer to partition when a defendant has or claims a lien on a property. The statute provides that:

Where the defendant has or claims a lien on the property, the answer shall set forth the date and character of the lien and the amount remaining due thereon.[1]California Code of Civil Procedure 872.420

In addition to stating the amount remaining due on the lien, a defendant may also allege additional costs, fees, and expenses related to the lien the he may be entitled to.[2]California Code of Civil Procedure 872.420, Law Revision commission Comments

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1 California Code of Civil Procedure 872.420
2 California Code of Civil Procedure 872.420, Law Revision commission Comments
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