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Most Common Causes of Construction Liens

A construction lien places a hold on a property so that that property cannot be sold or used for any other purpose until the issue is resolved. Liens have been used for a long time to ensure that construction crews have their concerns addressed before the general contractor or the owner of the property moves […]

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Guide to Construction Liens, Waivers, and Bonds in Florida

During a construction project, contractors, subcontractors, property owners, and anyone else with a vested interest in the project want to make sure their financial assets and work are protected. Construction lien laws are in place to protect contractors, but it’s important that contractors fully understand their rights regarding payments, liens, wavers, and bonds in Florida […]

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Not Even Theme Parks Are Immune to Construction Liens

The mechanics’ lien is a contractor’s most powerful tool for obtaining owed payment for work or materials provided. This tool is so powerful, in fact, that it is currently causing trouble for one of Florida’s largest theme parks. In this brief article, we discuss the lengths a Winter Park construction firm is going to in […]

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Is There an Affordable Way to File All My Mechanic’s Liens?

There are many reasons why contractors, subcontractors, and other construction professionals employ a Nashville mechanics’ lien law attorney to file their liens on their behalf. If an owner refuses to pay you for services rendered, a construction attorney will make sure that the lien is submitted accurately and before the deadline. They will also help […]

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Have Lien Deadlines Changed in North Carolina Due to the Pandemic?

As a construction law firm, we often advise our clients to protect their right to payment by utilizing the most effective tool in the industry: the mechanic’s lien. Although this is evergreen advice from a Charlotte construction lien attorney, it couldn’t be more relevant than in the present day as many construction businesses struggle to […]

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Tennessee Lien Deadlines for Contractors and Subcontractors

Many states in the United States have similar or even identical lien deadlines for general contractors and subcontractors. Tennessee is just not one of those states. In fact, the lien deadlines for these two types of contractors are so radically different that numerous contractors have gotten burned thinking they had more time to comply with […]

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Filing a Mechanic’s Lien in Tennessee During the COVID-19 Outbreak

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re looking to secure payment from an owner or contractor for work or materials provided. This couldn’t have come at a worse time considering the labor, material, and financial restraints your company is likely dealing with. As always, the mechanic’s lien is the best tool for retrieving owed payment; […]

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Lien Law and COVID-19

As of March 24, 2020, North Carolina has reported at least 498 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). As a result, Governor Roy Cooper issued an executive order mandating the closure of public K-12 schools for at least two weeks and banned mass gatherings of more than 100 people. Already, we have witnessed a […]

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Are You Eligible to File a Mechanics’ Lien in North Carolina?

At some point in your construction career, you will be awaiting payment from an owner. This is simply a fact of life in construction. When a contractor, subcontractor, supplier, or any other type of construction professional is owed compensation, they have to consider their options for seeking payment. The mechanics’ lien is arguably the most […]

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Oregon Lien Deadlines

If you’re reading this, you’ve likely encountered an owner or general contractor who refuses to pay what you are owed. Hard-working contractors can be left with their backs against the wall as they scramble to look up lien deadlines for their respective states. All too often, contractors end up losing their lien rights as a […]

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