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Rhode Island Amendment Gives Contractors Preliminary Notice Options

Notice deadlines can cause headaches for parties in the construction industry. Since the deadlines often have significant consequences for mechanics lien rights, or rights/obligations related to others’ mechanics liens, they should be paid attention to and marked in your calendar in red ink. While many states do not require preliminary notice…

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Rhode Island Mechanics Lien Law: 5 Things to Know

Filing a mechanics lien in Rhode Island can be simple, but sometimes it might not seem that way. Check out the “5 things to know” about Rhode Island mechanics lien law below to help get you started.

Rhode Island Allows Most Parties to File a Mechanics Lien
Rhode Island allows for…

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Acknowledgment Error Invalidates Rhode Island Mechanics Lien

Justice Flaherty of the Rhode Island Supreme Court begins the court’s opinion in GSM Industrial Inc. v. Grinnell Fire Protection Systems Company, Inc., et al, with “This case requires us to don our miner’s helmets and once again descend into the subterranean labyrinth that is the Rhode Island mechanic’s lien…

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