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Civil Code - CIV

DIVISION 3. OBLIGATIONS [1427 - 3272.9]

  ( Heading of Division 3 amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 160, Sec. 14. )

PART 4. OBLIGATIONS ARISING FROM PARTICULAR TRANSACTIONS [1738 - 3273]

  ( Part 4 enacted 1872. )

TITLE 14. LIEN [2872 - 3081]

  ( Title 14 enacted 1872. )

CHAPTER 1. Liens in General [2872 - 2914]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted 1872. )

ARTICLE 3. Effect of Liens [2888 - 2892]
  ( Article 3 enacted 1872. )

2888.
  

Notwithstanding an agreement to the contrary, a lien, or a contract for a lien, transfers no title to the property subject to the lien.

(Enacted 1872.)

2889.
  

All contracts for the forfeiture of property subject to a lien, in satisfaction of the obligation secured thereby, and all contracts in restraint of the right of redemption from a lien, are void.

(Enacted 1872.)

2890.
  

The creation of a lien does not of itself imply that any person is bound to perform the act for which the lien is a security.

(Enacted 1872.)

2891.
  

The existence of a lien upon property does not of itself entitle the person in whose favor it exists to a lien upon the same property for the performance of any other obligation than that which the lien originally secured.

(Enacted 1872.)

2892.
  

One who holds property by virtue of a lien thereon, is not entitled to compensation from the owner thereof for any trouble or expense which he incurs respecting it, except to the same extent as a borrower, under Sections 1892 and 1893.

(Enacted 1872.)

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