HOT TOPICS AND THE SERVICEMEMBERS CIVIL RELIEF ACT – PART III OF III

By Susan H. Seabury, Managing Director and Senior Counsel, Mesirow Financial Consulting, LLC and David S. Margolis, Associate, Mesirow Financial Consulting, LLC.*
IV.            Storage Liens
When a servicemember is deployed for an extended period, that servicemember may need to store belongings for the duration or cars left in parking lots may get towed.  Section 537 of the SCRA provides protections from the foreclosure of storage liens using extra-judicial, self help means.  The section provides:

(a) Liens

(1) Limitation on foreclosure or enforcement

A person holding a lien . . .

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