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Is a binding arbitration judgement a secured lien or an unsecured lien?

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in a binding arbitration is the judgement a secured lien on any property that the loser of the arbitration has or is the judgement an unsecured lien?

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Filed under: Lien Arbitration
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This is going to depend upon the wording of the document you signed.

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You need to seek to hire a lawyer in your locale, because without a lot more detail, no further observation is possible because we cannot see the documents online.

Good luck to you. You should consult with a local attorney to determine your rights and the best remedy for your situation.

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God bless you.

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You need to provide additional information. What claim was being arbitrated? Did the arbitrator grant a money judgment or an order concerning title to a property? If the arbitrator awarded you money damages, you need to have a court judgment entered on it. With the judgment, you will be able to record liens against properties of judgment debtor. You must immediately consult your own attorney to protect your legal rights.


The judgment is an unsecured lien. When someone goes to execute on the lien it may become secured but a judgment by itself creates no lien rights.