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One of the fastest and easiest ways to save time when filing a mechanics lien or lien cancellation is to record the document online through a process called electronic filing, or e-filing.
Before we talk about who can sign a mechanics lien, let’s make it perfectly clear that a mechanics lien claim must be signed – this is a requirement in all 50 states.
On a property restoration project, perhaps the single most important to ask is whether the recovery work is covered by insurance.
If the underlying payment issue gets resolved after filing a mechanics lien, then releasing the lien is the proper thing to do.
Those preparing to recover from the California wildfires face a similar challenge to folks in Texas and Florida – whether it’s fire damage or damage from wind and water, in many cases, property owners have been left with nothing.
One of those commonalities is the industry-wide challenge of collecting all of the project info that’s required to protect your payments. This is easily one of the primary reasons why zlien customers come to us in the first place.
The construction industry is unique in that it’s members are empowered with special tools that help to prevent payment problems from happening in the first place.
However, there are some things that bond claimants can and should do in order to get paid faster.
If your business is located in a state or region with a slow pace of growth, would you consider taking on a project in another state where construction work is more plentiful?
This means that for private projects in Texas there is only one lien required, but on Texas public projects, multiple claims may be required.