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The 5 Dumbest Reasons Your Mechanics Lien Can Be Rejected

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No one ever wants to hear that their Mechanics Lien has been rejected. With strict deadlines and promises to pay on the line, it is vital to get your Mechanics Lien recorded promptly and correctly the first time you submit it. There are plenty of reasons why your Mechanics Lien may be rejected, and many […]

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Top Lien Release Myths Examined

Top Lien Release Myths Tested

Mechanics liens can be cancelled or released by the claimant. The release is important to consider once payment has been received, as a tool to mitigate rough business relations with the customers, and to ensure your own business integrity. Releasing a lien that has been paid in full is the fair thing to do, and […]

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Attempt to File Fraudulent Mechanics Lien Results in Penalties in Illinois

Mechanics liens provide strong protection against nonpayment in the construction industry by providing parties with an interest in the actual property being improved by their work. A necessary consequence of that strong protection, though, is that mechanics liens are powerful, and recording a mechanics lien clouds the title of the subject property. Because of this, unscrupulous parties […]

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Texas Mechanics Lien Law: Information on Filing a Mechanics Lien in Dallas County, Texas

Texas Mechanics Lien and Bond Claim Laws

The Construction Payment Blog and zlien’s Mechanics Lien resources are jam-packed with information about the mechanics lien laws as they vary from state-to-state, but we rarely analyze these laws at the county level.   zlien is changing that with our in-depth guides for specific counties across the country. What You Need To Know About Filing A Mechanics Lien […]

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Notice Compliance: You Can’t Trust the Recorder

Notice compliance can be difficult. Notices change from state to state, and project by project. Further complicating matters is that while most notices just need to be delivered to certain parties, usually the Property Owner and/or the General Contractor and others up-the-chain from the party providing notice, some notice are required to be filed. Even […]

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Mechanics Liens: How to Record a Mechanics Lien

Walking a mechanics lien in for recording or submitting through e-filing are fast ways to get documents stamped and indexed in a matter of minutes.  But, what if the recording office is in a different city or state or e-filing is not an option, how do you record a mechanics lien then? Hiring a courier […]

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California Mechanics Lien Law: Information on Filing a Los Angeles County Mechanics Lien

Construction Payment Blog and zlien’s Mechanics Lien resources are jam-packed with information about the mechanics lien laws as they vary from state-to-state, but we rarely analyze these laws at the county level. zlien is changing that with our in-depth guides for specific counties across the country. Following is an overview of filing a Los Angeles County mechanics lien. […]

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