As a subcontractor, I filed a residential lien for monies owed to me by the general contractor, he hired a law firm notifying me of a lawsuit to release the liens because they were not filed properly or else they will sue me up to 15k. Now, I understand after researching that one of the liens was way pass the 2.5 months allowed. If I have to release, how can I still pursue the 1k he owes me ? Thank you...Read More
Can a Mechanics Lien filed twice on the same project after 120 passed?
A mechanics Lien filed with service and affidavit of the Legal Document licensed provider and expired or on the last day relieved.
Can another Mechanics Lien filed after the expiration of the first one?
If Filed and a claim with Lis Pendens was recorded and filed with the court. Is the 2nd Mechanics Lien can be perfected by trial and judicial foreclosure can be filed against the property if not prevailed? ...Read More
Modified Lien Filing by contractor to Homeowner who file to contest the lein.
How long is it good for, Another sixty days? or shorter.
What steps should the home- property owners take to discharge a false lien.
The Plumber lawyer always wait to the very last minute to send the notice certified giving me little time to respond....Read More
We were doing a Starbucks for a General Contractor, this job is complete and billed, waiting for only retainage to be paid. During the freeze in Dallas, the GC called us out for a service call due to broken pipes. Since the job has been closed out on their end, less retainage payment, they're refusing to pay for the service call. Can I submit lien documentation for that one service invoice billed on 04/21? ...Read More
I have already set the notice of intent. it has been over 14 days. I did send it certified mail, but have not received the returned signature card. I need to file asap, before the property changes ownership....Read More
The contract allows the contractor to hold 10% Retention for upto 90 days after job completion. They have us waiting on HVAC contractors that will install 5 curbs and 10 pipes through the roof which is include in the cost of the contract, but its been 6 months, and not even close to that point. They have only paid 81% contract. How does the 90 day period to file effect this when the job is a complete roof, but waiting on others? Can I just go ahead and lien it?...Read More
The town where I live put a lien on my property over a water bill for $31.76
Then tried to accuse me of hooking up to my well.
Said I needed to pay a new water deposit feel like I just moved in when I’ve been here for 27 years in the same house. Then they tried to accuse me of having a rooster and said they were finding me $25 a day. No one ever came out and inspected. The lien for the water bill they said was $100 a day.
Now they are trying to tell me that I have to remove things out of my backyard. I do not live in an HOA.
I have a 6 foot high privacy fence all the way around my backyard. They are trying to tell me I can’t put the fencing material in my backyard as that is what I do for a living.
My local county says that it is an invasion of privacy if I have a 6 foot high fence.
What recourse do I have?...Read More
Can I file a LIEN in Massachusetts without sending an intent before? Your website says that the intent of lien is not required by law, but I just want to make sure - an attorney said it is required. And what is the real due date to file a lien - 90 or 120 days?...Read More
Hello, my company is having trouble collecting on a 5 month past due account in the amount of $90,171.66. We have made multiple attempts trying to call the owner and several different other people that pertain to this project, but as of yet no response. We have not sent any prerequisite documents (Conditional Waiver or Prelim) but do need to move further with this account. It has been 5 months past due, we are aware that we have way passed the 20 day Prelim deadline, would my company still be able to file a Preliminary Notice for this project? if not, how would we be able to go about securing our mechanic lien rights? ...Read More
I'm a subcontractor and my question is on my contract it states the job was to be completed in January, however, due to changes orders and project delay, the project did not finish until February. We sent out the change order with a due date of March 22. I have a claim of lien coming up, do I stick with the regular contact date or update it to the invoice date?