Generally, a preliminary notice is a one-time deal, if it is sent correctly and by the applicable deadline it doesn’t need to be thought of again. As has been discussed before, however, in some states sending one preliminary notice…Read More
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In many states, sending preliminary notice is a one-time requirement, a boxed to be checked off and forgotten. Sure, the timing requirements or deadline calculations may be difficult, and complicated when the potential claimant has multiple projects in…Read More
Louisiana is, for the most part, a “non-notice state”. This means that traditional preliminary notices due within a short amount of time from the commencement of a project are generally not required. This is not to say,…Read More
Louisiana is generally a “non-notice state,” meaning that the traditional preliminary notice (i.e. must be sent within x days from start of a project) is not required of subcontractors and suppliers. Nevertheless, there are nuanced notice requirements buried throughout the states’…Read More
I wondered if one of these light-hanging companies or individuals would be entitled to file a mechanics lien if they went unpaid for their services.
An interesting question occurred to me while I was doing some “fix-it” work around the workplace the other day. And, being that a good portion of my brain-space is taken up by mechanics lien information, the question was:…Read More
Bond claims, like mechanics liens, have specific rules that must be followed in order for the claim to be valid. Also like mechanics liens, the rules that govern bond claims very from state to state. Since state bond claim laws are…Read More
At the end of last year we wrote about a new law passed in Louisiana affecting the state’s Private Works Act. That law was scheduled to take effect on August 1, 2013, which means that the law goes into effect today.
Recently, a new amendment to Louisiana mechanics lien law has been enacted that may change the preliminary notice landscape for equipment lessors. Unfortunately, though, while the idea behind the recent change may be solid, not only may the amendment itself…Read More
Another great tool that is out there to secure debt with real property is the HOA lien. HOA stands for homeowners association. Many neighborhoods have homeowner…Read More