Have you or your company performed work for a construction project only to be refused payment? A mechanic’s lien is an invaluable tool that helps the construction industry collect money owed. You have to know what you are doing, however, to use it effectively. In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, a mechanic’s lien is security for … Continue reading Mechanic’s Lien – What is it and how does it work?
In Massachusetts, the Mechanic’s Lien statute gives general contractors, sub-contractors, architects, and suppliers an avenue to receive payment by going directly after the property where the work was performed even though they did not have a contract directly with the property owner. While this statute provides added payment protection, it is an extremely detailed, complex, … Continue reading Considering a Mechanics Lien? In Massachusetts, Call a Lawyer First.
TIRED OF BEING STIFFED?? MECHANIC’S LIENS WORK FOR MY CLIENTS!! A lumber supplier, with a significant delinquent receivable, consulted me. The supplier did not want to file suit for fear of losing its customer, but wanted to gain security. I suggested filing a Mechanics Lien. The next day, I prepared the Notice of Contract and … Continue reading A Mechanics Lien Can Make the Difference Between Getting Paid Or Getting Stiffed