Waiving rights, releasing rights… it can be easy to mix up these concepts. But when it comes to lien rights, it is extremely important to understand the distinctions. Lien waivers and lien releases are completely different. Here is a super-simple breakdown.
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A lien release is generally filed after payment has been received, or if the lien has expired, or if the lien is invalid for some other reason. Generally, when a lien is released, that signals the end of…Read More
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
Mechanics liens can be cancelled or released by the claimant. The release is important to consider once payment has been received, as a tool to mitigate rough business relations with the customers, and to ensure your own business integrity. Releasing…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
If you don’t intend to enforce your mechanics lien claim, best practice is to formally remove the lien.
Most mechanics lien claims are paid without the need for foreclosure or enforcement action. When a lien does not result in…Read More