California Civil Code > Part 5. Common Interest Developments (Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act) > Chapter 8. Assessments and Assessment Collection > Article 3. Assessment Collection > Civil Code §5740. Assessment Liens Created before or after January 1, 2003
(a) Except as otherwise provided, this article applies to a lien created on or after January 1, 2003.
(b) A lien created before January 1, 2003, is governed by the law in existence at the time the lien was created. [2012 – Based on former §1367(g) & 1367.1(m)]