Is it a contractors lien that I file, if I took care of a man,(and his house) who's now been diagnosed with cancer. And only has months to l

2 weeks ago

Man who now has cancer and refuses to pay me.

Senior Legal Associate Levelset

Mechanics liens are generally filed for construction-related work that’s been performed but has not been paid for. When physical work has not been done to permanently improve the property, a mechanics lien will generally not be appropriate. Merely maintaining or cleaning a property generally won’t give rise to lien rights, either. Instead, for lien rights to come into play, some lasting effect on the property must be made.

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