No. 185.

56 Wis.2d 185 (1972)

201 N.W.2d 534

MOYNIHAN ASSOCIATES, INC., Appellant, v. HANISCH, d/b/a Ash Film Productions, Respondent.

Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

Decided October 31, 1972.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the appellant there was a brief by Kraemer, Binzak & Sylvan, attorneys, and Joseph J. Esser of counsel, all of Menomonee Falls, and oral argument by Mr. Esser.

For the respondent there was a brief by Bieberstein, Cooper, Bruemmer, Gartzke & Hanson and Rolfe E. Hanson, all of Madison, and oral argument by Rolfe E. Hanson.


In our view the controlling issue is whether Hanisch had an enforceable common-law lien.

Moynihan, through his counsel, takes the position that Hanisch does not have an enforceable lien because the services he rendered do not come within any statutory description of a lien. He further contends that common-law liens have been abrogated by the legislative enactment of our several lien statutes, particularly...

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