Information and updates on the construction industry. Legal developments in the construction lien law are provided here, with helpful information on when to file a mechanics lien or prelien notice. This forum is meant to help the construction industry, or anyone who provides improvements to real estate.
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the signs, but not everyone pays attention. A
missed payment, late payments, a strange explanation about why your
requisition was reduced, word that the owner's representatives are
being tight with money: these are all signs that trouble is
brewing. When you starting hearing things that make you nervous,
that's the time to start the lien filing process. Serving a prelien
provides the warning shot, and lets everyone know you're serious. When
you need to get serious, you can start by visiting LienItNow.com and
completing the document you need.
Lien All You Can Lien
you file your lien, make sure your lien is its maximum legal value.
While most states allow you to lien for
all of the materials, labor or other
services you provided to improve a property, including overhead
and profit, others are even more generous, permitting the inclusion of
interest or filing fees. If you need more information regarding how to
maximize your lien, check
out our website or
give us a call.
Don't Just Sit There, Do
The filing of a lien or bond
claim is not the last thing you should do when attempting to
Be aggressive. Place phone
calls to the owners, talk to the architect, find out why you haven't
Write letters demanding
payment for the work you performed. A lien can often be effective in
obtaining by itself, but a lien can be even more effective when
combined with actions that shows you are willing to take further steps
to collect payment.