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PART II. COMMON LAW LIENS.

§38-16-201. Bonafide liens are not affected by this article.

Regardless of whether such liens may also be considered to be common law liens, nothing in this article is intended to affect:

(1) Statutory liens arising under an enactment of the Legislature;

(2) Equitable liens, constructive liens and other liens that are imposed by a court of competent jurisdiction; or

(3) Consensual liens now or hereafter recognized under the common law of this state.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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