Claimants can file New York mechanics liens on tenant improvements, but the lien will only attach to the owner's property in certain situations.
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For the past year, Tennessee mechanics lien disputes created serious liability for lien claimants. After a recent repeal, Tennessee's lien laws are fairer.
When dealing with contractor termination on federal projects, the government must follow proper procedures. Otherwise, problems will arise.
Virginia mechanics lien claimants should know that insignificant errors won't always ruin their lien claims. Still, attention to detail is important.
The Virginia mechanics lien forms created by the state's lien statute have been updated. Only a sentence was added to the previous VA mechanics lien forms.
When enforcing a bonded off Massachusetts mechanics lien, a claimant won't be required to record their complaint in the registry of deeds. When a lien is enforced, or when there's...
A Georgia Notice of Commencement must be filed within 15 days of commencing work, but a late Notice of Commencement is still considered valid.
The time for making Florida construction defect claims was effectively shortened by HB 447. Still, a claim must be made within either 4 or 10 years, depending on whether the...
When a Notice of Commencement filing is required, these documents can have a significant impact on both parties throughout the payment chain, and the property itself. Notices of commencement are...
Iowa mechanics liens for tenant improvements are severely limited, as evidenced by a recent case that reached the Iowa Supreme Court.