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How to Serve a Mechanics Lien in Person

Serving a mechanics lien, or providing a copy of the lien to interested parties, ensures that they receive notice and can promptly recognize and pay your claim. In most states, mechanics liens lien may be served through the mail, usually by sending it via certified mail – sometimes with return receipt requested….

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Connecticut Pay If Paid Clauses

Pay if paid and pay when paid clauses are treated differently depending on the state. Some, like Illinois, North Carolina, and Wisconsin, have statutory restrictions on such clauses, and others, like California and New York, do not enforce them on public policy grounds. In other states, however, the enforceability of…

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Connecticut Mechanics Lien Law: Five Things You Should Know

Connecticut mechanics lien law is complicated and it’s important to understand the laws applicable to your project. Here are five things you should know about Connecticut mechanics lien law.
1) Notice Requirements Are Complex
Connecticut does not require any notice prior to performing work on the project. However, the general contractor is…

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Connecticut Court Forgives Small Error In Mechanics Lien

Mechanics lien statutes are complex and technical, and they get mixed treatment by courts across the country with some courts very strictly construing and others very liberally construing the statutory requirements. It’s because of these varied restrictions that filing a mechanics lien can be a treacherous affair, and folks are at…

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