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Profile of an Overlooked Lien Claimant: The Laborer

The laborer is present at every construction project across the world.  He or she is the sweat on the brow of the project, doing the hard work day-in and day-out to ensure buildings get erected and project specifications are correctly delivered.  And based on my experience in mechanic lien laws…

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Be Careful When Using Free Legal Forms

Gerard Simington with “” published an informative article that warns businesses about using free legal forms found on the internet.

The Internet has placed legal information and legal forms at our fingertips — and its easy to forget sometimes that the law is a very complicated subject, and legal forms…

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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.


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“No Liens” Clauses – Are They Valid?

It is ordinary for a subcontractor or supplier to execute a lien waiver after it receives payment for services and/or materials. Construction contracts, however, sometimes go one step further by requiring a subcontractor or supplier to waive its lien rights as a condition of accepting the contract.

There is some question…

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