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Mechanics lien and bond claim laws change constantly. New bills, laws and cases construe the mechanics lien laws on an almost daily basis. For years, we’ve made a commitment to providing our readers with free notifications of important changes in state and federal mechanics lien and bond claim laws, and these notifications are all organized under this “Lien Law Alerts” section. Rely on Zlien to continue monitoring legislation and case law across the country and report on any changes that could impact your company’s legal compliance with lien and bond claim laws.

To Arbitrate Or Not To Arbitrate: Who Decides?

Confusing Lien Decisions

Arbitration is usually recommended as a less expensive and quicker way to resolve disputes. Ironically, arbitration can become a rather complicated matter in the construction world. These complications can arise from a multitude of issues, but one issue that…

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Illinois Mechanics Lien Avoids Harsh Result

Illinois Mechanics Lien

In order to qualify for a mechanics lien, a construction party must furnish labor and/or materials in the improvement of property. One issue many parties face is the varying definitions from state to state of what an “improvement” is…

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