Full Statute Name:  West's Florida Statutes Annotated. Title XL. Real and Personal Property (Chapters 689-724). Chapter 713. Liens, Generally. Part II. Miscellaneous Liens. 713.655. Liens for professional services of veterinarians

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Primary Citation:  West's F. S. A. § 713.655 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  February, 2018 Alternate Citation:  FL ST § 713.655 Date Adopted:  1988
Summary:

This section comprises Florida's veterinary lien law. A lien exists in favor of any veterinarian who renders professional services to an animal at the request of the owner of the animal, the owner's agent, or a bailee, lessee, or custodian of the animal, for the unpaid portion of the fees for such professional services. The lien remains valid and enforceable for a period of 1 year from the date the professional services were rendered, and such lien is to be enforced in the manner provided for the enforcement of other liens on personal property in this state.

Statute Text: 

In favor of any veterinarian who renders professional services to an animal at the request of the owner of the animal, the owner's agent, or a bailee, lessee, or custodian of the animal, for the unpaid portion of the fees for such professional services, upon the animal to which such services were rendered. Such lien shall remain valid and enforceable for a period of 1 year from the date the professional services were rendered, and such lien is to be enforced in the manner provided for the enforcement of other liens on personal property in this state.

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Added by Laws 1988, c. 88-249, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1988.

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