Tag Archives: Liens

The Fifth Circuit Rules that Louisiana Statutory Mineral Liens Are Extinguished as to Production Payments Sold in Arms Length Transactions, Without Notice

            Most oil and gas producing states have oil and gas mineral lien statutes (similar to what many lawyers know as mechanics and materialman’s lien statutes) that grant automatically arising liens in favor of vendors that provide services in connection with … Continue reading

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Jerry Westling Has Multiple Unsatisfied Tax Liens

Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on May 28, 2018 indicate that former Georgia-based Cape Securities broker Jerry Westling has received resolved or pending customer complaints. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors … Continue reading

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District Court Holds Tax Liens Stay with Property after Conveyance

United States v. Gerard, a recent case from the Northern District of Indiana, demonstrates how a tax lien, once attached, can stay with property even after the property is conveyed to someone other than the taxpayer.  In 1990, a husband … Continue reading

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Loans and Liens: The Weinstein Company Chapter 11 Hearing #3

The third hearing in the The Weinstein Company chapter 11 took place on April 19, 2018 (prior 2 hearings here and here). The hearing focused on final court approval of a $25 million loan to fund the debtor during its … Continue reading

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Got Lien? Massachusetts Condominium Liens & 6d Certificates For Unpaid Condo Fees and Special Assessments

Unpaid condo fees and special assessments can be a real thorn in any condominium's side, especially smaller condos. Not only do unpaid condo fees threaten the financial health of a condominium, but a high delinquency rate can run afoul of … Continue reading

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