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Section 1311.16 | Proceeding by person holding mechanic's lien.


Any person holding a mechanic's lien, in addition to the remedies provided for in sections 1311.01 to 1311.22 of the Revised Code, may proceed by petition, as in other cases of liens, against the owner and all other persons interested, either as lienholders or otherwise, in any improvement, or street, turnpike, road, sidewalk, way, drain, ditch, or sewer, as mentioned in section 1311.03 of the Revised Code, and the lot or land on which it stands or to which it may be removed, and obtain such judgment therein for the rent or sale thereof as justice and equity require. When judgment is rendered in the proceeding in favor of the parties succeeding therein, the court may allow reasonable attorney fees to be paid out of the fund realized for lien claimants.

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