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North Dakota Mechanics Lien Law: 5 Things to Know

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If you need to file a mechanics lien in North Dakota, take a look at these “5 things to know.” More questions? Check out our resources page and let us help you get paid!
Equipment Lessors Only Have Mechanics…

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North Dakota Mechanics Lien Law Applies To Refinery Construction, But Not On Tribal Land

Electrical Marketing’s LiveWire, citing the Fargo-Moorhead Inforum blog, reported yesterday that three North Dakota Indian tribes plan to start construction of a $400 million refinery near Makoti, N.D.  You probably already know this, but there is enormous demand for diesel fuels in North Dakota, which has spurred a ton of development in the state.  The…

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When Is The Deadline To File A North Dakota Mechanic’s Lien?

Deadlines, deadlines, deadlines, sometimes it seems like that’s all I write about on the Construction Payment Blog. There is a good reason for that, however.  Deadlines are extremely important in the mechanic’s lien process, and can provide fodder for some interesting discussions about mechanic’s lien laws. When it gets right…

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Time to Enforce North Dakota Mechanic’s Lien

I recently published a blog considering the bifurcated deadline for filing a mechanic’s lien in North Dakota.  This post will take a very brief look at how that deadline relates to the deadline by which an action to enforce the lien must be initiated.  Generally, in North Dakota, an action…

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FAQ: Are We Required To Deliver A Notice Of Intent To Lien Before Filing Our Lien?

Short Answer:  Only in the following states:  Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Louisiana, Missouri, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Long Answer:  It’s extremely common for folks to not quite understand the differences between preliminary notices and notices of intent to lien; and further, to not quite understand when a state requires notices of…

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