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An owner or other person holding funds for disbursement on an improvement shall have the right to interplead such lienor and any other person having or claiming to have an interest in the real property improved or a contract relating to the improvement thereof, whenever there is a dispute between lienors as to the amounts due or to become due them. If the court decrees the interpleader, it may transfer all claims to the funds held by the plaintiff. In such case the court shall require said fund to be deposited in registry of court and, effective upon such deposit, shall decree the real property to be free of all liens and claims of lien of the parties to the suit.
History.–s. 1, ch. 63-135; s. 35, ch. 67-254.
Note.–Former s. 84.271.
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