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Don’t Miss Your Lien Deadline By Waiting Until the Last Minute to File

It’s always a good idea to keep informed of lien deadlines and not wait until the last minute to file. Even though giving the property owner a bit more time to pay you, or to put pressure on the contractor who owes you money, may sometimes enable you to get paid without needing to go […]

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Beware: Holidays Can Impact Your Mechanics Lien and Bond Claim Rights

It’s the holiday season, and that means its time for a warning about mechanics lien and bond claim deadlines. The holiday season brings massive closures of businesses and county recorders, but it doesn’t stop a lien compliance deadline from counting. We issue a warning each year about this black hole of legal time (see last year’s article: The Holidays Can Spoil Your […]

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6 Days to Becoming a zlien Pro – Day 5: Filing Documents in the Lien Pilot

Your lien deadlines are only as important as the documents that they guide, and filing your notices and liens on time is the best way to protect your lien rights and secure your invoices. Now that you are tracking your deadlines, what do you do when it’s time to file a lien? There are a […]

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New York Mechanics Lien: What’s The Deadline When A Two Family Home Being Converted To A Single Family Home?

New York is one of those states with multiple mechanics lien deadlines. Your deadline will actually change depending on the nature of the project. As explained in zlien’s New York Mechanics Lien Resources: Generally, lien required w/in 8 months of last furnishing services. On single-family residential projects, w/in 4 months. Work on single-family residential projects, therefore, requires […]

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Oklahoma Mechanics Lien Law: 5 Things to Know

Need to brush up on Oklahoma mechanics lien law before filing? The “5 things to know” below will give you a head start on everything you need. Oklahoma Mechanics Lien Rights Are Restricted for Some Any project participant who provides labor or materials for the improvement of a property can file a mechanics lien  in […]

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Wyoming Mechanics Lien Law: 5 Things to Know

If you are looking to file a mechanics lien in the state of Wyoming, look no further. These 5 fast facts will get you the information you need to get paid. A Wide Range of Project Participants Have Mechanics Lien Rights In Wyoming both general contractors directly in contact with the property owner and sub-contractors […]

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South Carolina Mechanics Lien Law: 5 Things to Know

Looking to file a mechanics lien in South Carolina? Let Zlien help with the “5 things to know” below! Licensed Contractors Have the Right to Lien In South Carolina, any project participant that contributes labor or supplies to the erection, alteration or repair towards the improvement of a property has mechanics lien rights. This includes […]

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Maryland Mechanics Lien Law: 5 Things to Know

Let Zlien help you file a mechanics lien in Maryland. Not sure where to start? No problem, just check out the “5 Things to Know” below: Maryland Mechanics Lien Protection Is Broad In Maryland any project participant providing labor or materials for a construction project can file a mechanics lien. This includes architects, engineers, surveyors, […]

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Virginia Mechanics Lien Law: 5 Things to Know

Need to brush up on your Virginia mechanics lien law before filing? No problem, Zlien can help! Just refer to these “5 things to know” before getting started. Most Licensed Parties have Mechanics Lien Rights In Virginia licensed parties that provide service or labor for a construction project, removal or repair or improvement on a […]

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Pennsylvania Mechanics Lien Law: 5 Things to Know

Need a quick overview of Pennsylvania mechanics lien law? You came to the right place. Check out the “5 things to know” below and let Zlien help you get paid! There are Some Unusual Restrictions about When and Who Can File a Mechanics Lien in Pennsylvania Unlike some of the other states, eligibility for who […]

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New Hampshire Mechanics Lien Law: 5 Things to Know

Most Project Participants Are Eligible In New Hampshire, mechanics lien law states that general contractors, subcontractors, laborers, and material/equipment suppliers, are entitled to mechanics lien rights. In contrast, sub-sub-subcontractors (likely) and suppliers to suppliers (definitely) to not have rights. Though not mentioned explicitly by statute, equipment lessors (within 2 tiers of the general contractor) probably […]

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