The process of releasing a Texas mechanic lien, like everything else under Texas mechanics lien law, is unique. Unlike many other states, the Texas statutes present comprehensive guidelines as to who may release a mechanics lien claim, and how….Read More
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The recent signing into law of SB 2622 has turned Mississippi lien law on its head, and completely changed the rules and requirements of mechanics liens in that state. New notice requirements have been imposed in some…Read More
what is a lien claimant to do when partial payment occurs after a mechanics lien has been filed?
A Texas appeals court issued a decision last week commenting on a situation that happens quite frequently in mechanics lien law across the country. In Lyda Swinerton Builders, Inc. v. Cathay Bank, a contractor filed a mechanics lien, got paid,…Read More
Mechanics Liens Must Be Released When Paid or Expired
After a mechanics lien has been filed, there comes a time when it must (or at least should) be released. This may be because the claimant has…Read More
Last week we posted a blog article titled “Is This…Read More
UPDATE: 2 Days after this blog was posted and sent to…Read More
Here are a few California forms that are helpful to anyone furnishing materials, labor or services to construction projects in that state, as well as a description of each. All forms are provided subject…Read More
Short Answer: It’s much better and safer to formerly release your mechanics lien claim if you don’t intend to enforce it.
Long Answer: As we’ve found from conducting a survey of mechanics lien claimants, most mechanics lien claims are paid…Read More
This blog traditionally focuses on how to file mechanics lien claims, largely analyzing the mechanics lien process from the lien claimant’s perspective. However, we’re going to take a brief break to turn the tables and look…Read More