Liens In 90 Days
The Aircraft Mechanics Lien Foreclosure Process takes 90 Days before the Mechanic, the Possessory Lienholder or Statutory Lienholder may sell the vehicle to the highest bidder once notification from the FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION OR THE SECRETARY OF STATE has approved all documents submitted and grants the Mechanic permission to sell the aircraft.

Texas Aircraft Mechanics Lien, Storage Lien & Title Services

Pursuant under the State of Texas Lien Foreclosure Procedure Law (Property Code, Subchapter D. AIRCRAFT REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE LIEN, Sections 70.301 – 70.304): --- Notice of a Mechanic’s Lien Foreclosure shall be provided to the owner shown on the certificate of registration and each holder of a lien on the aircraft as shown by the records maintained for that purpose by the Federal Aviation Administration Aircraft Registry or the secretary of state.

Our IACP Certified Appraisers at, a division of Houston Auto Appraisers, are highly trained to identify issues specifically related to your particular situation. When A person who stores, fuels, repairs, or performs maintenance work on an aircraft needs to file a worker’s lien or filing a mechanic’s the State of Texas, you can depend on the fast and accurate aircraft mechanics lien services of   

POSSESSION.  (a)  A holder of a lien under this subchapter may retain possession of the aircraft subject to the lien until the amount due is paid.
(b)  Except as provided by Subsection (c), if the holder of a lien under this subchapter relinquishes possession of the aircraft before the amount due is paid, the person may retake possession of the aircraft as provided by Section 9.609, Business & Commerce Code.
(c)  The holder of a lien under this subchapter may not retake possession of the aircraft from a bona fide purchaser for value who purchases the aircraft without knowledge of the lien before the date the lien is recorded under Section 70.303

SALE OF AIRCRAFT.  If the holder of a lien under this subchapter provides the notice required by Section 70.304 and the amount due remains unpaid after the 90th day after the date of the completion of the contractual storage period or the performance of the last fueling, repair, or maintenance, the holder of the lien may sell the aircraft at a public sale and apply the proceeds to the amount due.  The lienholder shall pay any excess proceeds to the person entitled to them. Aircraft Documentation Services Include:

  • Justice of the Peace Orders
  • Aircraft Repair and Maintenance Liens
  • Auto Title, Registration, Plates, and Bonded Titles
  • Commercial Vehicle Registration / Texas IRP / Apportioned Plates 
  • Storage Liens for Abandoned Vehicle or Private Tow – VTR 265-S
  • Abandoned Vehicles
  • Storage Fee’s
  • Junked Vehicles
  • Public Nuisance Vehicles
  • Lien for aircraft dropped off by Law Enforcement
For Release of Lien / Add a Mechanic’s Lien Contact   

IF YOU HAVE A SIGNED WORK ORDER: When placing your order, please have the following information ready to provide to our Aircraft Mechanics Lien foreclosure department:

  • The name, address, and telephone number of the holder of the lien under this subchapter;
  • The amount due for storage, fuel, repairs, or maintenance;
  • A complete description of the aircraft; and
  • The legal right of the holder of the lien under this subchapter to sell the aircraft at public auction and apply the proceeds to the amount due.

In the State of Texas, a mechanic’s lien can be filed on Aircraft, Used Autos & Trucks, Classic Cars, Collectible & Special Interest Autos, Commercial Vehicles & Trailers, Farm Equipment, Yachts, Motorboats, Outboards, Jet Ski’s, Marine Equipment, Vessels, Motorcycles, Recreation Vehicles (RV's), Vans, Truck Conversions & Limousines only when a vehicle is repaired pursuant to a signed contract or agreement between a garage keeper and the vehicle owner or a person who has authority to contract for such services.

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A SIGNED WORK ORDER: Disposal of the Aircraft must be by court order through a county or district court or through a County Tax Assessor-Collector Hearing. We can represent your company in court should this be your only option.

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Airplane Title Search in Texas.

Houston Auto Appraisers assists with the Mechanics Lien Foreclosure process throughout each county in the State of Texas including: Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Aransas, Archer, Armstrong, Atascosa, Austin, Bailey, Bandera, Bastrop, Baylor, Bee, Bell, Bexar, Blanco, Borden, Bosque, Bowie, Brazoria, Brazos, Brewster, Briscoe, Brooks, Brown, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Calhoun, Callahan, Cameron, Camp, Carson, Cass, Castro, Chambers, Cherokee, Childress, Clay, Cochran, Coke, Coleman, Collin, Collingsworth, Colorado, Comal, Comanche, Concho, Cooke, Coryell, Cottle, Crane, Crockett, Crosby, Culberson, Dallam, Dallas, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Delta, Denton, Dewitt, Dickens, Dimmit, Donley, Duval, Eastland, Ector, Edwards, Ellis, El Paso, Erath, Falls, Fannin, Fayette, Fisher, Floyd, Foard, Fort Bend, Franklin, Freestone, Frio, Gaines, Galveston, Garza, Gillespie, Glasscock, Goliad, Gonzales, Gray, Grayson, Gregg, Grimes, Guadalupe, Hale, Hall, Hamilton, Hansford, Hardeman, Hardin, Harris, Harrison, Hartley, Hemphill, Haskell, Hays, Henderson, Hidalgo, Hill, Hockley, Hood, Hopkins, Houston, Howard, Hudspeth, Hutchinson, Hunt, Irion, Jack, Jackson, Jasper, Jeff Davis, Jefferson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Johnson, Jones, Karnes, Kaufman, Kendall, Kenedy, Kent, Kerr, Kimble, King, Kinney, Kleberg, Knox, Lamar, Lamb, Lampasas, La Salle, Lavaca, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Limestone, Lipscomb, Live Oak, Llano, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Madison, Marion, Martin, Mason, Matagorda, Maverick, McCulloch, McLennan, McMullen, Medina, Menard, Midland, Milam, Mills, Mitchell, Montague, Montgomery, Moore, Morris, Motley, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Newton, Nolan, Nueces, Ochiltree, Oldham, Orange, Palo Pinto, Panola, Parker, Parmer, Pecos, Polk, Potter, Presidio, Rains, Randall, Reagan, Real, Red River, Reeves, Refugio, Roberts, Robertson, Rockwall, Runnels, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, San Saba, Schleicher, Scurry, Shackelford, Shelby, Sherman, Smith, Somervell, Starr, Stephens, Sterling, Stonewall, Sutton, Swisher, Tarrant, Taylor, Terrell, Terry, Tyler, Throckmorton, Titus, Tom Green, Travis, Trinity, Upshur, Upton, Uvalde, Val Verde, Van Zandt, Victoria, Walker, Waller, Ward, Washington, Webb, Wharton, Wheeler, Wichita, Wilbarger, Willacy, Williamson, Wilson, Winkler, Wise, Wood, Yoakum, Young, Zapata, Zavala County.
Filing a Mechanics Lien in Texas? Contact Houston Auto Appraisers for assistance at 1-877-845-2368.