2017 ORS 87.455¹
Filing notice of claim of lien on judgment for possession of personal property
  • recording
  • foreclosure

(1) When an attorney claims a lien under ORS 87.445 (Attorney’s lien upon actions and judgments), if the judgment is for the possession, award or transfer of personal property, the attorney must file a notice of claim of lien not later than one year after entry of the judgment and disposition of any appeal of the judgment. The notice shall be filed with the recording officer of the county in which the judgment is rendered, with the recording officer of the county, if known, in which the personal property is located and with the recording officer of the county, if known, in which the attorney’s client resides. The recording officer of a county shall record the notices filed under this section in a book called “index of liens upon chattels.”

(2) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, a lien under ORS 87.445 (Attorney’s lien upon actions and judgments) on a judgment for the possession, award or transfer of personal property must be foreclosed in the manner provided in ORS chapter 88, not later than one year after the notice of claim of lien is filed under subsection (1) of this section.

(3) An attorney and the client of the attorney may, by an agreement in writing, extend the period of time within which a lien created by ORS 87.445 (Attorney’s lien upon actions and judgments) must be foreclosed to two years after the notice of claim of lien is filed. An agreement to extend a foreclosure period under this subsection shall contain the time and place of the filing of the notice of claim of lien by the attorney and shall be filed with the recording officer with whom the notice of claim of lien was filed. [1975 c.648 §61 (enacted in lieu of 87.495); 2003 c.576 §339]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 87—Statutory Liens, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors087.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 87, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano087.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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