Liens rise 40 percent in 2012

The number of liens claimed in Louisville, KY this past year have risen forty percent. In 2011, there were approximately 75 liens over $5000. And in 2012, there were 105 liens filed, a 40 percent rise. Recently, the amount of liens have been falling steadily, going from 260 in 2008, 180 in 2009, 95 in […]

West Virginia Mechanic’s Lien Guidelines

Liens filed on private property in West Virginia are known as mechanics’ liens . When a West Virginia mechanics lien if filed with regard to work performed on privately owned property, it attaches to and encumbers the fee simple ownership of property. Contractors, subcontractors, sub-subcontractors and suppliers have West Virginia mechanics lien rights. Any person […]

Lien Filed in West Virginia

This news article based in Weirton, West Virginia gives a valid description of the reasoning behind filing a Mechanic’s Lien. Kokosing Construction Co. had done work on the Weirton Port, however they were never paid for their labor. They filed the mechanics lien for $513,350, which is the balance due to them. Before they filed […]