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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…

Does Punch List Extend Lien Deadline

Contractors are regularly called back at the end of each job to address a punch list of items not quite done to the owner’s satisfaction or not yet fully completed. Generally these are more touch up tasks than substantive work. When an…