Last month, the Construction finance Journal noted that Pennsylvania has been a hotspot for proposed mechanics lien changes. These changes and potential changes considered whether union workers should be classified as employees or subcontractors, examined…Read More
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Pennsylvania has recently been a hotbed of proposed and actual modifications of its mechanics lien law. From considering whether union workers were more properly classified as employees of the general contractor or subcontractors, to taking a…Read More
E- filing is not just for your taxes. While Every state offers filing by mail or walk-ins, more than 300 counties across the country offer electronic filing. Every state is different when it comes to which office or department records mechanics liens.
The most common offices are the County Recorder, Register…Read More
You’re unpaid on a construction project and you’re thinking about filing a mechanics lien. What should you do? Will a lien get you paid? Is there a way to file a lien…Read More
Earlier this week a potential client contacted us with a dilemma: They had waited the entire lien period expecting to get paid and now needed to file a mechanics lien by the end of…Read More
County recorders nationwide are finally jumping on the bandwagon whereby they are enabling documents to be electronically recorded. Ideally, every county in the US should utilize this service for all of its benefits but not every one does unfortunately. Keep in…Read More
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Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett signed the state’s recently passed Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act (Act 100), and the law becomes effective in the state immediately. Read the full text of Pennsylvania’s law here.
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The Texas mechanics lien and monthly notice deadlines are an absolute mess. I don’t know anyone in the construction industry or the construction law industry who likes them. Nevertheless, they must be complied with.
The only good thing…Read More
Getting a mechanics lien filed on or before the 15th day of a calendar month is critical in Texas, and if you’re right up against the deadline, you can use zlien …Read More