Mechanic’s Liens, 2021-22
- Michael J. Mattia, Esq.; Jeremy Kalina, Esq.
Contents at a Glance
Client Interview / Construction Projects / Public Versus Private Improvement / Enactment of the Lien Law / Public Versus Private Improvement / Private Liens / Trusts Established Under the Lien Law (Applicable to Both Public and Private Liens) / Liens on Public Improvements / Necessary Parties to a Lien Foreclosure Action: Private and Public Liens / Pleadings in an Action to Foreclose the Private or Public Lien / The Effect of Arbitration on the Action to Foreclose the Lien / Bonds / Construction Trust
PC: 40319222/40319222E (PSS)
Covering the methods of preparing, filing and enforcing mechanic's liens on both public and private works construction, this practice guide addresses pleadings in an action to foreclose the private or public lien, the construction trust, and more.
The nature of construction work often leads to disagreements and resultant delays. These delays in construction can mean that a contractor won't be paid right away or, worse, at all. Mechanic's liens are intended to protect the interest of a contractor or supplier. A property owner will see the filing of a mechanic's lien as a nuisance and, implicitly, as a threat. A thorough understanding of mechanic's liens is crucial, whether you represent the construction industry or a property owner.
Numerous practice guides and forms commonly used in connection with Lien Law procedures are provided, making Mechanic's Liens an invaluable reference for all attorneys who practice in this field. Mechanic's Liens also includes a set of Downloadable Forms. The 2021-2022 release is current through the 2021 legislative session.
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- November 10, 2021
- 186 pages