Any mechanic or artisan who shall make, alter, or repair any article of personal property at the request of the owner shall have a lien thereon for his just and reasonable charges for his work done and materials furnished, and may retain the same in his possession until said charges are paid; but if possession is parted with by his consent such lien shall cease.
Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 38-124. 1973 Ed., § 38-124. DC CODE § 40-307.01 Current through December 11, 2012
(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1388, ch. 854, § 1260.)