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Financial Risk, Credit Management, And Lien Law in 2013: The Year In Review

In the world of news and content, it has become a late-December tradition to publish articles reviewing trends and news from the past year. We follow that great tradition here, reviewing the construction industry’s overall performance in 2013, trends that surfaced regarding financial risk shifting and lien law, and what the finance and credit professional […]

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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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July 4th Reminds Us Of America’s Unique Mechanics Lien Remedy

Today, the United States celebrates one of our most important holidays – Independence Day. It has become a small tradition on this blog to post a note about the importance of this holiday, and specifically to highlight the mechanics lien document as an unique American invention. We did it in 2011 and 2012. We do it […]

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Zlien St Pattys Day Means Free Legal Advice

Free Legal Advice? Friday Is Your Lucky Day

Is today your lucky day?  Maybe not, but St. Patrick’s Day is approaching and luck could be on the way. In fact, there may be some free legal advice in your future. Zlien’s founder, Scott Wolfe Jr., is putting aside two hours to answer all of your legal questions (about liens, bonds, security instruments and […]

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Zlien Co-Founder and Former Executive Gives Sermon At Harvard Morning Prayers

Zlien co-founder and former executive Jane Wolfe spoke this morning as a guest for Harvard Memorial Church’s Morning Prayers (@Memorial_Church). Harvard’s Morning Prayers is a 375-year-old tradition called “the most beautiful thing in Boston” by Alex Beam in the New York Times. Jane delivered a five-minute sermon that works a lot like a TED talk […]

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Zlien Celebrates Carnival

Happy Mardi Gras Wherever You Are!

It’s the Carnival season, and [most of the] Zlien family is ready (photograph proof above).  In fact, our headquarters are right in the middle of things being just three blocks away from the Uptown parade routes. As our offices are so close to the action, we’ll be on a reduced staff this Monday (Lundi Gras) […]

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Happy Superbowl – We’re Cheering For The Saints

Zlien’s headquarters are in New Orleans, LA, and the Superbowl is the talk of the town as our city is playing host to the big game this Sunday. We’re not looking to brag or anything, but New Orleans has hosted more than any other city, and we’re a hella good host.  I’m pretty sure I […]

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The Z Team: Happy Holidays From Zlien

It’s the holiday season and as you can see from the above-Christmas photo, we’re over-prepared.  We wish all of our clients, readers, colleagues and partners a wonderful holiday season. While Zlien will accept orders online and by fax over the holiday, our telephone support will not be available on Christmas Eve (December 24th) and Christmas […]

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The Z Team: Zlien 2012 Photo Album

At Zlien, we do serious business, but we don’t like to take ourselves too seriously.  Some say “A picture is worth 1000 words.”  If that’s the case, please enjoy my 23,000 word blog post.  Check out our best moments captured on photo in 2012:      

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The Z Team: Now, It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas

Some at the Zlien office have been in the Christmas spirit ever since they hung up their Halloween costumes. Now the office is officially in the holiday spirit with Christmas music in the background, apple cider brewing and talks of this years holiday party! We even took some pictures to celebrate the season- stay tuned […]

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Mechanics Lien Deadlines: The Holidays Can Spoil Your Lien Rights

Thanksgiving leftovers are disappearing from the fridge, there is a chill in the air and it’s now clear: the holidays are here.  Anyone over 12 years old knows that the holiday season flies by.  We’ll soon be replacing the 2012 calendar with the 2013 edition and running end-of-year financial reports. Unfortunately, mechanics lien deadlines don’t […]

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