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Swapped! The Transfer of a Lien

A recorded lien tells the world that you have an interest in someone's property. But that doesn't stop the property owner from transferring the lien to some other form of security, such as a bond or cash.

Lien On: Elements of a Lien

Those involved in the construction industry know that there are specific requirements for the filing of a mechanic’s lien.  One involves time; another the amount.  Both were addressed in a recent case pitting a builder against the…

Money talks on a Repairman’s Lien

An aircraft maintenance company went about fixing a Boeing 767 brought in for service. After completing its work, the shop returned the jet to its owners along with a bill for the repairs. When, in a few months, the shop didn’t get paid,…