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New California Mechanic’s Lien Law 2018-2019

Mechanic’s lien law can be very technical and can change frequently by the various state legislatures. It is therefore important to have up-to-date information. Here is the New California Mechanic’s Lien Law 2018-2019. If you have any questions, call 800-995-9434, Extension 1 and talk to Bernie for a free consultation. Or go to California Mechanic’s Lien Forms ...
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Mechanic’s Lien Update: How Many Times to Serve a Pre-lien Notice?

Before recording your mechanic's lien, most states as to subcontractors and suppliers, require the serving by certified mail of a pre-lien notice. Typically it is served at the beginning of the project. But are there cases in which you have to serve this notice more than once? In almost all cases, the answer is no. The avowed purpose of the notice is to identify yourself to the owner and general contractor. In other words, let them know you exist out ...
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Mechanic’s Lien Update–Adding a Copy of Your Invoices to the Lien

We all know the power of recording a mechanic's lien for unpaid construction services. The recording itself, as well as sending out certified mail copies can be very persuasive. It is much more powerful than simply sending out repeated copies of your unpaid bills. But how can you make your mechanic's lien even more effective? There are some ways. The Mechanic's lien form itself does not tell the whole story. In essence, it is simply a statement of the amount ...
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