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They claim that our lien is not valid because of the timing of "fund trapping notice and intent to lien." Also, they claim that the lien was incorrectly filed against real property and not only against Valvoline's leasehold. I thought the intent to lien was voluntary... Do we lose the ability to lien for the full value of the contract if a notice was late? Any advice would be helpful. ...Read More
By Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentJan 20, 2021
TexasMechanics Lien
I have a simple agreement to purchase a house with $600 monthly payments.The agreement originated with the husband-owner. The agreed upon price "was" $60,000 and in the middle of purchasing, owners divorced and wife got the property. Due to some complications with husband-owner's tax debt, "he" was unable to legally tansfer the property. I agreed to an Aditional $10,00 in monthly $600 payments....since the Wife-owner had no such incumberances. However, upon my making my Last Payment in November 2019....after having paid $70,000....in Monthly $600 payments since August 2012 AND residing in the house this entire time, Wife-Owner wants me to continue paying $600/month (Because they never paid off $10,000 Mortgage...which is WHY I agreed to the extra $10,000....when she told me about the unpaid amount....).and has now tried to evict me. The local JP threw out Eviction because we are not "RENTING - We are BUYING" AND...we have met our obligation of payment of $70,000.00 in full. Problem....I've NEVER bought property before, and the only document I have is a simple signed statement from Husband Owner stating we are purchasing the property fro $60,000 @ $600/month. This statement was written after we had paid about $20,000 and was hoping to get financing and pay off the house early....that is when I was inofrmed Husband-Owner had Federal Tax Judgements against im and HE would be unable to execute the Title Deed Transfer. I DO NOT have an Official Contract nor FULLY Drwan Agreement....Only the signed statement and all th communications with the WIFE-Owner since she took over ownership. ???HELP??...Read More
By Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJan 21, 2021
TexasMechanics LienRight to Lien
A lien has been recorded against owner's property by a subcontractor with no contract with the owner. Subcontractor provided a preliminary notice but failed to list the type of labor or materials he was providing in the section of the preliminary notice that asks for this information. In fact, it was blank. Does the owner have a defense to this lien claim?...Read More
By Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJan 20, 2021
CaliforniaMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
I am a Public Adjuster here in Georgia. Homeowner hired me to nego their insurance claim for water dmg to their home. In this case, as a project Construction estimator, do I have Lien rights? ...Read More
By GARY GELATT
Waiting for answerAdd commentJan 20, 2021
GeorgiaMechanics Lien
I'm the owner of a new condominium apt in NYC. Closing was Feb28,2020. I met the contractor in Feb at my apt. He quoted $10,000. to paint my 668 sq ft apt. stating it required 5 days. I stated it required only 2 days and offered $5000 which I felt was ridiculous but my need was urgent, there had been delay of many months and now the lockdown was imminent, and I was anxious and exhausted.. He insisted on the 5 day quote and I gave in. The job was done in 2 days. It was painted in the wrong color. He now threatens to take out a Mechanics Lien although he failed to stay in touch and I became ill on March 13 the day I moved/ State of Emerg. It took months to recover thru the summer. I am 79. yo.widow. I feel he took advantage of me, essentially scamming me. However I have offered to mediate. In October he unexpectedly accosted me in my lobby, concierge had to grip his arm to steer him away from me. The woman who recommended him has sent me a nasty letter threatening to slander me at the organization through which we met. She said the contractor will be taking out a Mechanics Lien, adding he intends to charge interest. Although I felt quite upset I corrected her accusations politely and ended with a second offer to mediate. ...Read More
By Francine Vale
1 answerAdd commentDec 28, 2020
New YorkMechanics Lien
Hello, I sent a lien notice to my customer that he owes me $2200.00 now it is time due to file a mechanics lien. Can I add the attorney's fee to my total? Thank you, Husein Qaiesi...Read More
By Anonymous General Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJan 8, 2021
IllinoisMechanics Lien
We have a customer that has partially paid his balance, but when the final bill is due, he has gone silent. What do I need to know and do to file a lien? Texas ...Read More
By Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJan 20, 2021
TexasMechanics Lien
Lien was filed and served regular mail. Affirmation of service was timely served. Then, I followed with RRR service, but didn't file an affirmation on that service. And it was a few days late. Are there any defenses that can save my lien? Does the owner have to bring an action to discharge the lien? And then can I defend this? I know it sounds like a total nightmare. Thank you for helping me....Read More
By Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJan 20, 2021
New YorkMechanics Lien
I work on cars will this help me get paid...Read More
By Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJan 19, 2021
GeorgiaMechanics Lien
I am a resident of Cobb County in Georgia and had a crooked contractor file a lien on my property. I contested it and he did nothing further and it expired October 14, 2020. January 15th I saw a pop-up on my online mortgage account that another lien was filed. After one has been filed and they did nothing in the 90 days, can they file another one? Thank you for your help!...Read More
By Allyson Moyer
1 answerAdd commentJan 18, 2021
GeorgiaBonding Off LienLien ReleasesMechanics Lien
If I have a customer that owes me money from an invoice they have been making payments on, yet interest is accruing and is more then the original cost. They are an entertainment business and have been shut down since covid 19 hit last March. Can I still file a lien for the interest owed? And I don't believe they actually own the building....Read More
By Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJan 19, 2021
ColoradoMechanics Lien
Hello, I have a 2 part question. I am a designer and make my money on materials. I was working with a licensed general contractor. My contracts have both my business name (not my personal name) and the general contractors. The checks get payable to my company "Keystone LLC", the company pays the contractor for his work and he pays all subs. I want to make sure I am ok with receiving payment this way. The second part to my question is: My general contractor performed a project where the customer utterly refused to pay us their balance of nearly $20k. No reason just don't feel like it. I already paid the general contractor and the subs... so that money should now be reimbursed to me. The customer has a lawyer friend who is representing them. I then had to get a lawyer now too. I am passed the 90 days of mechanics lean filing in my state. The jobs is technically pending because the attorneys are playing back and forth. My attorney is wanting me to sue but I much rather file the lien. BTW: the general contractor didn't file the lien because everyone has already been paid by me. But the customer has not paid. Help :) ...Read More
By Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJan 19, 2021
CaliforniaMechanics Lien
Hello I am a shop owner and I am trying to figure the best way to do a mechanic lien on a vehicle I have worked on quickly. The lady I had handling this sort of thing has passed. She originally sent off paperwork but I don't even know what point in the process she was. I do know she supposedly sent off the publication for the newspaper. Last thing I heard was that the title loan people didnt want to come and get it. Im simply trying to clear space on my yard and sell it. please help...Read More
By Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJan 18, 2021
TennesseeMechanics Lien
I have had an illegal mechanic lien on my property. General session judge told him to remove he didn't have a right but he still hasn't removed it. Judge told me I have to go to circuit court to remove. But I don't know what form I need to fill out. He was a tenant and put lien on to harass me....Read More
By Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJan 18, 2021
TennesseeMechanics Lien
What to do about Family not paying for work that is done...!...Read More
By Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJan 16, 2021
CaliforniaMechanics Lien