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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.

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 Finance 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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The Year In Review: 2014 Lien Law Changes

2014 lien law changes

Mechanics lien and bond claim laws are nearly constantly changing or being clarified. These changes and clarifications are brought about in many ways, including legislation and court cases. The Construction Finance Journal routinely provides updates to inform our…

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