In many states, the notice required prior to filing a valid mechanics lien can be classified as either a preliminary notice or a notice of intent to lien. And, while less common, it’s not unheard of for…Read More
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The requirements that must be met prior to filing a valid mechanics liens can be complex. These requirements range from sending the appropriate preliminary notices, to filing the lien within a specific time period, to serving the lien on the…Read More
Preliminary Notice is Necessary
On a residential project, a contractor is required to provide a Pre-Construction Notice to Owner prior to starting work. While the general contractor’s notice to owner works to…Read More
Earlier this year, the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas issued an opinion that could have far-reaching implications on the state’s mechanics lien laws, holding that “profits” were not recoverable in a mechanics lien claim unless…Read More
Short Answer: Only in the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Louisiana, Missouri, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
Long Answer: It’s extremely common for folks to not quite understand the Read More