Filing a mechanics lien is something your company may consider when a customer account goes into default, but you’ll likely be juggling promises to pay, customer relationships and other complexities when making a decision about…Read More
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Frequently asked questions about credit management and credit risk mitigation through mechanics lien and bond claim compliance, including frequently asked questions about how to manage the lien process and how to file a mechanics lien.
When it comes time to record a mechanics lien every company wants to file the minimum amount of documents. This makes perfect sense. The more documents you need to record the more…Read More
Bond claims, like mechanic’s liens, have requirements that vary from state to state. Whether or not preliminary notice is required, who must receive preliminary notice or the claim itself, and even if a formal claim is required prior to…Read More
Some people get confused about the differences between a bond claim and a mechanics lien claim, and this can result in causing decision paralysis. As this post will explain, however, the question of “which should you file”…Read More
Zlien’s mechanics lien resources page is an impressive assembly of lien law information, resources and forms. You can select any state and pull up detailed and reliable information about the applicable mechanics lien law.
One of the most…Read More
While a California mechanics lien must be signed and “verified,” there is not an independent requirement that it also be notarized. Confusion arises because the mechanics lien statute requires verification, but as we’ll see in this blog post,…
When you slip your preliminary notice in the mail it is usually delivered, but there are a surprising number of alternative endings here. The mail piece can get lost, it…Read More
Yesterday, someone in Treasure Coast, Florida submitted a question about mechanics liens to the “General Plumbing Discussion” forum at PlumbingZone.com. The post, titled “Mechanic’s Lien in Florida” boils down to this question:…Read More