As a small business dealership we rely heavily on Ground Clearance to do the UCC searches and lien filings for us.
We have contractors that take equipment out of state and most recently she uncovered 2 or 3 entities that we were trying to figure out which person to place the lien.

I don't have the resources or expertise so I rely on Ground Clearance to take care of that for me.

Carrie, Ditch Witch of Tennessee
We often buy equipment out of state and using Ground Clearance gives us the peace of mind. We do not need our people researching how things are done in each state.
They do the research to also make sure that we are searching the right entity/people. It is nice to be able to hire someone that is knowledgeable and can go through the search for us to find the pertinent liens that we need to be aware of.
We highly recommend their services and have given their info to customers that are buying equipment and want to make sure they are safe.

Hire them, you will not regret it!

Kellie Huizinga, AIS Equipment
We have used Ground Clearance Lien Search for the last 4 years. Sue and her team have always done a great job getting us a quick turn around on our requests.
The service they provide our company is vital to being able to purchase used equipment.
I would highly recommend them.

Gary Knisley, Vice President, McGrew Companies
Sue, at Ground Clearance, clearly goes out of her way to provide an easy and very responsive reply to requests.
Her work is efficient and timely. This responsiveness allows our company to provide the best possible prompt service to our clients and business partners.

Add reasonable fees to this equation and I can see a long working relationship with Ground Clearance.

Missy Bender, Enviro-Group Sales, LLC





Ground Clearance is the lien search company designed to help the heavy equipment industry do the best job possible at verifying debt whether buying, selling, brokering, auctioning, or holding equipment as collateral.

No one wants their equipment deal to end up as a liability. Ground Clearance helps you gain the peace of mind to move forward on your equipment deals. We can even help you get the necessary lien releases or payoffs from secured creditors.

We provide UCC, tax lien, and civil judgment searches nationwide in the U.S., and UCC searches in Canada.  In the United States liens are filed by debtor name, not by serial number. It is not possible to search by serial number to locate liens.

An internet search can be done by serial number but this does not mean the person/company located is the current owner.



Ground Clearance helps buyers to verify the state of incorporation when the seller is a company. We’ll assist you with the information in the lien search and with lien releases or payoffs.

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Ground Clearance helps sellers by verifying the debt (or absence of debt) before placing your equipment for sale.

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Ground Clearance helps creditors so that the liability of information isn’t yours. We assist your customers by educating them on what to expect in a lien search, the value of checking for tax liens or judgments, and obtaining payoffs or releases on all applicable liens

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Ground Clearance helps 3rd party sellers by providing the necessary documentation to the buyers without providing the sellers information.

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