Back in November 2009, we reported that the California legislature had passed an act to amend California Code § 3084 and 3146, relating to construction liens, and the new regulatory scheme was set to take effect on January 1, 2011. The effective date of the amendments is now upon…Read More
Archive | December, 2010
Thanks to Joshua Glazov’s Construction Law Today blog for posting about a recent appellate decision that presents a problem for lien claimants in Illinois. In the wake of this particular decision, those filing liens in one portion of…Read More
If you provided labor, materials, equipment, professional services or just about anything else to a construction project, you may be entitled to file a mechanics lien against the property to secure payment for your services.
In 2008, I posted: All Notices Are Not Created Equal: Prelim Notice v Notice of Intent to Lien. I posted this in response to some confusion from clients about the differences between these two types of documents.
While frequently confused, preliminary notice and notices of intent are often misunderstood.
A preliminary…Read More
Last month, I posted an article title “How Long Will A Mechanic’s Lien Cause Havoc? Not Very.” The point of post was best summarized by a quote from the Refinance PA Mortgage Blog, which provided…Read More
Vincent Pallaci’s New York Construction Law Update blog called our attention to a recent New York Supreme Court case in New York, Remodeling Construction Services v. Minter. The case presents a common circumstance…Read More