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Attorney had a judgment lien for child of previous owner of the home we purchased . He attached the lien after owner died but before we purchased the home . It was $ 500 . 00 from a debt from 1979 . His current lien was over 10 , 000 . 00 He brought foreclosure suit on our home to collect on this debt . Lost in the local court . Took it to the appeals court and lost . Took it to the State Supreme court and they would not hear the case . This put us a lot for about 2 years .The attorney had assumed the the son would inherit the home but the mother had a reverse mortgage that was as much as the value of the home. So no equity remained for him to collect. He should have done this through the estate. The attorney represented the son in 1979 and the son never paid his bill. Attorney got a default judgement. Son was out of state many years. Revived judgement. Applied lien as soon as mother died. This seams to be the way this attorney does his collections.