A friend of the blog, Vincent Pallaci, posted an article this week about a New York bill proposing to require proof of licensing before allowing a mechanics lien recording. According to Vincent, it’s…Read More
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It’s funny how you’ll go years not thinking of a particular issue, and then run into it two or three times in the same week. That’s the case for the current riddle about mechanic lien law now confronting me. And since I can’t find any answers in a survey of…Read More
I ran across a blog post this afternoon that clearly summarized an important point:
There is a misconception that once a lien is filed or recorded against a property, it remains there indefinitely, similar to a deed or mortgage. (Refinance PA Mortgage Blog).
Very well put. The point is absolutely…Read More
So, you filed your construction lien on time. Whew! Now what?
If you’re a subscriber to our blog, you know we frequently post about the technical requirements and strict deadlines that lead up to the…Read More
Our friends at Wolfe Law Group have just started publishing a new blog that focuses on construction law issues in the Pacific Northwest, and specifically in Washington and Oregon. So, subscribe to their feed…Read More
In nearly every state, the construction lien statutes require that claimants record their mechanics lien withing a certain “lien period.” The start of the lien period has a specific beginning date, and the lien period usually extends for a period of days or months from this start date. Mechanic liens…Read More
A quick word from the construction law case files:
The Court of Appeals, Division 1, out in Washington state, has refused to deem a construction lien as frivolous based upon the complexity of the construction contract at dispute. The…Read More
Massachusetts construction attorney Andrea Goldman operates a great blog for builders, contractors, subcontractors and other construction industry professionals in the state. You can also visit her law office online here.
The Massachusetts Builders Blog has recently posted a string of blog articles about mechanic lien laws in the state…Read More
By statute, the deadline for contractors to file mechanics liens on projects in Virgina is 90 days from the last providing of services or materials. However, because of Virginia’s unique “payment chain,” subs and suppliers should file their liens as soon as problems become apparent.
The “payment chain” rules can be…Read More