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Changes to Florida’s Lien and Bond Claim Laws

Florida passed House Bill 331 (effective 10/01/2023) which revised mechanic’s lien and bond laws. Read today's post to learn more.

Serve the Preliminary Notice Upon the Construction Lender

You serve preliminary notices to protect lien rights. Did you know some states require the lender also receive a copy of the notice?

Bankruptcy Proof of Claim: Don’t Forget!

With bankruptcies on the rise, it is increasingly likely you'll need to complete a bankruptcy proof of claim. Learn more in this post.

Statute Changes for New Mexico Mechanic’s Liens

Under New Mexico's revised statute, to recover costs and fees, you need to serve a copy of the recorded mechanic’s lien upon the owner.

New Mexico Lien and Bond Claim Rights

Curious about mechanic’s lien & bond claim rights in New Mexico? Today's post is for you because we’re in a New Mexico state of mind!

What Happens to Bond Claim Rights When a Notice is Served but Not Received

What happens to payment bond rights when the required preliminary notice is served but never received? One lucky claimant found out.

Obtain a Copy of The Payment Bond

Getting a copy of the bond up front is prudent. As a best practice, obtain a copy of the payment bond when contracting for the project.

North Carolina Mechanic’s Lien Rights: What is a Lien Agent?

What is the role of the Lien Agent and how could it effect your North Carolina mechanic's lien rights? Learn more from attorney R. Lee Robertson
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Georgia Mechanic’s Liens & Bond Claims

Furnishing to a project in Georgia? Check out these steps to protect your mechanic's lien or bond claim rights for projects in Georgia.
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Non-Statutory Notices: 3 Great Reasons to Serve Them

No required preliminary notice to protect mechanic's lien rights? You should serve a non-statutory notice and we have 3 great reasons why!
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When Should the Clerk Record the Mechanic’s Lien?

This decision, while victorious for the lienor, is a great reminder to always confirm your document has been received AND recorded timely.

Changes to North Carolina Lien Waivers

North Carolina lien waivers on progress payments are only enforceable for the amount/payment actually received. Awesome news!