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Prove Your Price Or Your Mechanics Lien Could Be Worthless

Suppliers to Suppliers Hit Brick Wall with Mechanics Lien Laws

“It’s not what you know, it’s what you can prove.” Maybe that is exactly why people become so frustrated with the legal system, but that is justice. If we went off of trust or honor instead of cold hard facts, imagine the amount of manipulation and deceit would exist in the world. Same applies for […]

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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 be given by general contractors, […]

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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 virtually all parties who […]

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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 statute.” That’s a perfect introduction […]

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