Engineers ArticlesRSS feed for this section

Mechanics Lien Rules for Architects, Engineers, and Designers [Infographic]

design professional

  While most of the writing about construction payment and mechanics liens focuses on contractors and suppliers, there’s another group of people out there vital to completing (and even starting) any construction project. I’m talking about design professionals. Design professionals include architects, engineers, interior designers, and other licensed professionals. Without these guys and girls, buildings […]

Read More

Is Notice Required Before Filing a Construction Lien? Louisiana Law

It’s difficult to stress how beneficial filing a lien can be for your company when attempting to collect on a non-paying project. However, this begs the very important, and sometimes difficult to answer question: Are you legally entitled to lien? In Louisiana, the lien statutes are drafted with a certain balance. On the one hand, […]

Read More

Why Lien?

Dear Contractor/Subcontractor/Supplier: There are some customers or prime contractors who will not pay you after a significant amount of work, labor, services and materials have been invested into performing a job. The founder of zlien‘s father and grandfather were both general contractors in New Orleans, LA, so we know your frustration. The best way to […]

Read More