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First Step is a Notice of Commencement

A Notice of Commencement for improvements greater than $2,500 to real property must be signed by the owner and recorded with the Clerk of Courts. Then a certified copy of the recorded notice must be posted at the actual construction site.…

Why You Never Combine Claims of Lien

Claims of lien are often a contractor’s last resort. But sometimes filed at the last minute, when all other attempts at obtaining payment have failed, some of these liens may be defective and not enforceable. Defective Liens While some…

Can My Lien Be Automatically Wiped Out

Owners are always eager to cancel any recorded liens. What a lot of contractors don’t know is that there are actually legal ways in which a lien can be extinguished. Notice of Contest of Lien One way to accomplish this is to…