Mechanic’s Liens

A mechanic’s lien is a type of lien used by contractors, subcontractors, or material suppliers to place an encumbrance on a piece of property until a debt is paid. For example, an individual who installs a new deck in someone else’s backyard could place a lien on the property that was improved (the entire parcel […]

Construction Law: Know your rights as a contractor or client

Construction projects can be complicated. In most projects, there are many parties with varying roles set out by a network of contractual obligations. If something falls through, it can cost everyone involved a significant amount of money. For this reason, it is important to have legal protections in place long before construction begins. Many legal […]