How to Check the Status of a Mechanics Lien?

Answer A mechanic's lien is a legal device through which a contractor or other service or goods provider can secure payment for goods or services. For example, if a construction company is building for yo... Read More »

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Indiana Mechanics Lien Laws?

A mechanic's lien, sometimes referred to as a materialman's lien, is a claim against real property by the individual or company that provided a contracted service or materials for improvements to t... Read More »

Does a mechanics lien go on your credit bureau report?

A mechanics lien is a claim for non-payment placed upon real property by a person or company that performed labor associated with that property. Since this type of lien is not a credit based transa... Read More »

Should a contractor get his money before he signs a mechanics lien release?

On One Hand: Lien Holder Has Upper HandThe contractor should be paid for his services before signing a mechanic's lien release. The signing of the release is verification that the work was paid for... Read More »

Can the police return vehicle when mechanics lien exists?

Generally, not legally. The mechanic's lien is a civil matter. Law enforcement may not involve themselves in civil matters. The only way to remove a mechanic's lien is to pay the amount owed, and h... Read More »