Specially Fabricated Goods: When to Lien

Alex BarthetBonds, Getting Paid, Liens

When to Lien

As a general rule, the limitation period in most jurisdictions for filing a materialman’s lien on a property, assuming all other conditions have been met, begins to run when the materials are delivered to the property.

What Is a Proper Payment?

Alex BarthetGetting Paid, Liens

If you are the owner of a property that is the site of a construction project, one way to limit your exposure to the individuals and companies working on the project is to make “proper” payments during the course of construction.