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Texas Finance Code - FIN § 95.009. Lien on Deposit Account

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(a) Without further agreement or pledge, a savings bank or a federal savings bank doing business in this state has a lien on all deposit accounts owned by an account holder to whom or on whose behalf the savings bank has advanced money by loan or otherwise.

(b) On default in the payment or satisfaction of the account holder's obligation, the savings bank, without notice to or consent of the account holder, may cancel on its books all or part of the account holder's deposit account and apply that amount to payment of the obligation.

(c) The savings bank by written instrument may waive its lien in whole or in part on a deposit account.

(d) A savings bank may take the pledge of a deposit account of the savings bank that is owned by an account holder other than the borrower as additional security for a loan secured by:

(1) a deposit account;

(2) real property;  or

(3) both a deposit account and real property.

Cite this article: - Texas Finance Code - FIN § 95.009. Lien on Deposit Account - last updated April 14, 2021 |

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