Many lien claimants are worried about a lien claim being “bonded off”. This is usually because parties don’t understand how bonding-off a mechanics lien works and, as a result, fears it, or fears the “loss” of their mechanics lien security. The…Read More
Lien ArticlesRSS feed for this section
Mechanics liens are powerful tools to get parties in the construction industry paid. While there are several steps that parties on the top of the payment chain have to challenge the mechanics lien, or otherwise get the lien removed from the property,…Read More
Bonding companies do not like mechanics liens. As a matter of fact, most bonding companies will have contractors answer directly to them once a lien is filed. It gives them unwanted exposure, so these bonding companies will…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
The purpose of this article is to clarify what a lien release bond is and how it works.
Lien Release Bonds Generally
The typical scenario impacting contractors is one where your company, as a subcontractor, is not paid on time by…Read More
A mechanics lien is an extremely powerful tool unpaid contractors and subcontractors can use to get paid. One of the ways in which a mechanics lien affects a property is that it can “cloud” the property’s title. In layman’s…Read More
Last week, ENR.com published an article about legal problems mounting for The Aspire Group of Ohio, a prime contractor selected to head a $12.5 million renovation project at the Dayton VA Medical Center. The prime…Read More
Some people get confused about the differences between a bond claim and a mechanics lien claim, and this can result in causing decision paralysis. As this post will explain, however, the question of “which should you file”…Read More
We’ve talked about the mechanics lien document for years here on the Construction Payment Blog. Check out the tag “Mechanics Lien,” or check out our post by the same name from last year: What Is A Mechanics Lien?
The definition of a mechanics lien is simple….Read More
Haszlien helped you get paid on a project? We want to share your story on our website. We won’t bother you by asking you to write up a testimonial, but we would like a picture of you for…Read More