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Virginia Contractors CAN Waive Lien Rights

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We’ve posted in the past about how difficult it is for Louisiana contractors to waive their rights to lien in a construction contract. Under Louisiana law, a party cannot waive a...

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Preliminary Notice Rarely Required in Georgia

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In Georgia, it can be said that the general rule regarding Preliminary Notices is that they are not required.   As such, under most circumstances, a party providing services or materials...

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An Owner’s Perspective on Liens

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We frequently post about construction liens from a contractor’s perspective – who are clearly interested in figuring out ways to qualify for the filing of a lien. What we rarely...

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Virginia’s Interesting 150 Day Rule

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In most states, a contractor only has 1 lien deadline of concern:  when the lien must be filed.  In Virginia, however, contractors must juggle two lien deadlines. First, like other...

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Utah Mechanics Liens Are Assignable

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Filing a mechanic’s lien in any state is fairly inexpensive and easy to do.   Legal Document Preparation services like zlien, for example, perform the task for just $295.00. While...

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Virginia – Strongest Liens of them All?

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In the past, we’ve posted about the strength and effectiveness of construction liens. Across the nation, construction or mechanics liens can be used as a powerful collections tool by contractors,...

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Caution: Lien Laws in are Hyper-Technical

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In most states, the liens laws are hyper-technical.   This means that the laws have many requirements, and that courts strictly construe the rules against the party filing construction liens....

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