ORS 9.370
Compelling delivery when attorney claims lien

If an attorney claims a lien, under the provisions of ORS 87.430 (Attorney’s possessory lien), upon the money or papers subject to delivery under ORS 9.360 (Compelling delivery by attorney of money or papers), the court shall:


Impose, as a condition of making the order, the requirement that the client give security, in form and amount to be directed, to satisfy the lien when determined in an action or suit;


Summarily inquire into the facts on which the claim of a lien is founded, and determine the same; or


Direct the trial of the controversy by a jury, or refer it, and upon the verdict or report, determine the same as in other cases. [Amended by 1975 c.648 §70; 1991 c.67 §2; 2003 c.14 §9]

Law Review Citations

27 WLR 891 (1991)


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