Commercial Real Estate Broker's Lien Acts: In Your State or a State Near You

Probate & Property Magazine: Volume 28 No. 01


Brent C. Shaffer is a partner in Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, Delaware, Real Property Articles Editor for Probate & Property, and co-vice-chair of the Publications Committee.

Special statutory real estate lien rights for commercial real estate brokers and certain other real estate professionals have spread since the early 1990s to nearly half of the states, but the provisions of these lien statutes are far from uniform.

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