What is a general lien?

A right to retain possession of all the property of a debtor in the lien-holder’s possession, for all payments due by the debtor. For example, a motor mechanic’s general lien will enable him to retain possession of items of personal property of the vehicle owner which are in the vehicle worked on.

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