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A mechanic’s lien is a security interest in the title to property for the benefit of those who have supplied labor or materials that improve the property.

I Just Received a Lien. What Does It Mean?

Receiving a mechanics lien can be stressful – but it doesn’t have to be confusing. Liens generally supply the recipients with as much information as possible to understand who and why the property is being liened. If you received a lien and can’t…

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Harsh Result in Illinois Mechanics Lien Case

Illinois Mechanics Lien

Mechanics liens protect parties that furnish labor and/or material in the improvement of property. While the exact definition of the protected parties varies from state to state, this core statement remains the same. In order to file a valid…

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Construction Payment Glossary

Construction Finance Glossary

Originally published 12/10/14. Updated 2/2/15

There are plenty of documents, agreements, provisions, and other terms used in the language of construction and construction finance. Some terms have more than one definition, depending on who you ask, and others overlap in…

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