Why Can’t I lien My Customer?

Seems like a logical assumption. You provided materials or services to your client and they have the ultimate responsibility to pay you. So why can't you put a lien on them?…

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Proof of Preliminary Notice Delivery
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Proof of Preliminary Notice Delivery

When will you need "PROOF" that your preliminary notice was not only served but also received, by an authorized representative of the entity named in the notice? So it looks…

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Confusing a Lien with a Prelim
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Confusing a Lien with a Prelim

So what's the difference? Here is a simple analogy: Let assume that you want to see the latest summer blockbuster movie before it is out of the theater and only…

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Completion? Last Furnished? Stop Date?
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Completion? Last Furnished? Stop Date?

Many ways to reference what most consider to be the same thing. However, everyone of these terms have completely different meanings and various concerns on those planning to secure their…

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I filed my lien . . . now what?

This is a very common question once a mechanics lien has been filed and served. The most important thing to consider is that your recorded mechanics lien: "Is not an…

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Are you protected by the Lien Laws? – part three

      So we have covered: Real Property, Work of Improvement, and Eligibility in the first two parts of this series. These are all critical to understanding mechanics liens in…

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