5 Things to Know About Mechanic’s Lien Foreclosures

As you may know, a mechanic’s lien is a tool that contractors use to ensure they are properly paid for the work they have performed. But what happens when you as a contractor or sub-contractor still don’t get paid? At that point, you need to move to the next step of foreclosing, or enforcing, that lien. This article highlights a few things you need to know about the lien foreclosure process. 1. A Lien Foreclosure Read More

Understanding Lien Releases and Lien Waivers

We see it all the time in New York State: A construction project doesn’t go as smoothly as either party had hoped. Payments are delayed or refused. It becomes a “he said/she said” situation, and a standoff ensues. Depending on who took action first, there could be a lien on the property that is later resolved, or the contractor could have signed a lien waiver to prevent any disputes in the first place. In this Read More