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Mechanics Liens: Electronic Filing

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 of Deeds and the […]

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File A Lien Online: The Smart Way To Get Paid

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 online?  Must you hire an attorney?  Let’s put these questions to bed. You Can File Your Mechanics Lien Online Zlien allows contractors, material […]

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A Mechanics Lien Ordered And Filed In Under One Hour: The Story

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 the day.  It was 12:30pm.  Could it be done? Zlien had the lien prepared and recorded within an hour. This is […]

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eRecord Documents In Minutes

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 mind though that most counties do practice this strategic way of recording.  Zlien uses […]

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Zlien Offers Same Day Mechanics Lien Filing In Many Counties

You never want to wait until the last minute when filing a mechanics lien. A lot can go wrong, and you can never rely on the county recorder offices to record your documents. You may get the document there on time, but they may reject it for a valid or frivolous reason. It doesn’t matter […]

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Pennsylvania Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act Effective Now

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. What Is the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act? The best definitions and explanations live on Wikipedia, as any reader of this blog […]

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Texas Mechanics Lien: List Of All Deadlines Expiring This Friday

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 about Texas’ deadlines is that absolutely every deadline expires on the same day each month: the 15th. […]

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Texas Mechanics Lien: Is It Due Tomorrow? Same Day Filing Available

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 to file your mechanics lien electronically to make certain it gets filed on time. Since Zlien is an authorized e-submitter to most Texas counties, […]

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