While the article specifically discusses mechanic’s liens in Massachusetts, the points ring true about liens across the United States:
- Liens are less costly than filing suit;
- Liens are a very effective means of pursuing payment;
- Liens prevent progress payments for new construction projects, prevent the sale of property, and force others to come to the table to try and settle the dispute;
- Even improperly filed liens require the other party to spend legal fees to file an action seeking the dissolution of the instrument.
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