Title 52, Chapter 7, Section 73
(a) Any person who removes or stores any vessel which is or becomes an abandoned vessel shall have a lien on such vessel for the reasonable fees connected with such removal or storage plus the cost of any advertisement. Prior to acquiring such lien, the person must have complied with the requirements of Code Section 52-7-71.
(b) The lien acquired under subsection (a) of this Code section may
be foreclosed in any court which is competent to hear civil cases,
including, but not limited to, magistrate courts. Liens shall be
foreclosed in magistrate courts only when the amount of the lien
does not exceed the jurisdictional limits established by law for