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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.

Correcting Mechanics Liens with Lien Amendments

Correct ConceptMechanics lien amendments serve to correct, modify, or add information to a previously recorded lien. Very few states have concrete statutory rules when it comes to the applicability or availability of amendments, or the process of modifying a previously recorded lien….

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Top Lien Release Myths Examined

Lien Release Myths

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….

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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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