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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XL
Chapter 713
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F.S. 713.71
713.71 Liens for loans and advances.Any person who shall procure a loan or advance of money or goods and chattels, wares or merchandise or other things of value, to aid him or her in the business of planting, farming, timber-getting or any other kind of businesses in this state, from any factor, merchant, firm or person in this state, or in the United States or in any foreign country, shall, by this part, be held to have given to the lender, lenders, or person making such advance, a statutory lien of prior dignity to all other encumbrances, saving and excepting liens for labor and liens in favor of landlords, upon all the timber-getting, all the crops, and products grown or anything else made or grown by said person, through the assistance of said loan or advances; provided, that the lien above-given shall not be created unless the person obtaining or procuring such loan or advance shall give to the person making such loan or advance an instrument of writing consenting to said lien; and the same shall be recorded in the office of the clerk of the circuit court of the county wherein such business of planting, farming, or timber-getting is conducted.
History.s. 1, ch. 4163, 1893; GS 2208; RGS 3515; CGL 5378; s. 36, ch. 67-254; s. 827, ch. 97-102.
Note.Former s. 85.22.