If you are unpaid on a construction project in Maine and have decided to pursue payment through filing a mechanics lien, this step-by-step guide (starting in the next section, below) will provide an...
Even though getting paid on construction projects in Maine can take some time, doing the research and preparing a payment game plan for each project can speed the process up and take a lot of hassle out of the equation. You can start your search here on the Levelset blog. Browse the articles below to learn more about mechanics liens, preliminary notices, lien waivers, lien priority, and other topics in Maine.
Apart from meeting the prerequisites to protect your right to lien and sending the proper notices, there’s more to getting paid in Maine. That involves keeping up with the latest news and changes to construction law in Maine. Taking the time to stay up-to-date with these stories and developments allows you to avoid mistakes that others have made, or incorporate new practices into your payment methods for each construction project.
If you can’t find the information you need here, you can turn to the Expert Center for answers. The Expert Center is where contractors, suppliers, and owners can ask questions to get answers and legal advice from construction attorneys who are familiar with the construction laws in their respective states. Look through the questions that others have asked, or ask a question for yourself to get individual advice for free.
Lastly, you can find all the documents and forms you need as well as links to guides and resources on the Construction Payment Resources page for Maine.
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