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Nevada Rules On Equal Priority Liens

When things go wrong on a work project and you need to file a mechanics lien, chances are you are not the only party filing a lien. In scenarios like this, lien priority becomes a very important issue. The point is to get paid. That means if you’re not high in priority, or even first […]

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What is the Nevada Notice of Nonresponsibility?

Nevada Notice of Nonresponsibility

What is a Nevada Notice of Nonresponsibility? A Nevada Notice of Nonresponsibility (or Non-Responsibility) is a little understood document. It’s purpose is to protect a property owner or interested party from having liens filed against the property in question for which he does not feel he should be held responsible. Why File a Notice of […]

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Nevada Lien Priority Battle Leaves Mechanics Lien Subordinate

Mechanics liens are powerful tools to secure payment, but when there’s not enough money to go around, it may ultimately be a lien’s priority that determines whether or not the lien claimant will be paid. Priority battles can be a messy, and in some cases can be a winner take all fight. Priority doesn’t really matter […]

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What Qualifies as Commencement of Construction In Nevada?

The Nevada Supreme Court has recently examined quite a few questions regarding the interpretation of mechanics lien laws in that state. Not only has that court clarified the circumstances giving rise to a material supplier’s mechanics lien, and provided insight into the lien waiver process, it has also responded to direct questions from a bankruptcy […]

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Court Saves Material Supplier From Lien Waiver Mismanagement

Recently, the Nevada Supreme Court decided Simmons Self-Storage v. Rib Roof, Inc., and while this case is especially notable for clarifying material suppliers’ rights to file mechanics liens without proving that the delivered materials were actually used in the project (and deftly overturning more than 50 years of precedent), it is also provided interesting insight into […]

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Nevada Supreme Court Clarifies Material Suppliers’ Mechanics Lien Rights

A recent case decided by the Nevada Supreme Court sheds some clarifying, and transformative, light on the mechanics lien rights of material suppliers.While mechanics liens generally provide protection to parties who furnish labor or material to construction projects, there are sometimes additional requirements for the provider of materials in order to gain that protection. Since […]

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Nevada Mechanics Lien Law: What’s the Real Lien Deadline?

Sometimes, it seems like I am constantly discussing deadlines. There’s a good reason for that, though. The importance of monitoring and complying with the statutory deadlines cannot be overstated. It is crucial that the time period in which a lien can be filed is not allowed to slip by unnoticed. If it does, the ability […]

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Nevada Mechanics Lien Law: 5 Things to Know

Nevada mechanics lien law can get complicated. This post will point you in the right direction with “5 things to know” about Nevada mechanics lien law. Most Project Participants Have Nevada Mechanics Lien Rights Nevada mechanics lien law is especially inclusive. As long as a party provided labor and/or materials worth $500 or more, they […]

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