Alabama’s Mechanical Lien

In Alabama, liens filed on private property or on funds relating to a public project are known as Mechanic’s Liens. When an Alabama mechanics lien is filed with regard to work performed on privately owned property, it attaches to and encumbers the fee simple ownership of property. Alabama mechanics’ liens do not attach to publicly […]

Alabama Lien Requirements

Alabama has lien requirements dependent on your roll in a project.  A supplier should send a preliminary notice before delivering the supplies.  Otherwise, a preliminary notice is not required.  Those who do not have a direct contract with the property owner are required to deliver a Notice of Unpaid Lien to the property owner before filing a mechanic’s […]

Alabama Mechanics Lien Requirements

In Alabama, the construction lien law is very specific.  In addition to simply filing a lien, a claimant need to make sure that it complied with all the pre-requisites that the mechanics’ lien law requires. While, pre-notices are not required for contractors, to maximize the enforceability of their liens, at the commencement of work on […]

Atlanta Gets Breather on Upgrades to Sewer System

With counties like Jefferson County, Alabama in bankruptcy, cities, counties and even some States (see the recent newspaper articles on California’s incredible expanding budget deficit) have had to pull back on spending even on what seem to be the most important projects. In an attempt to keeps its finances in order and take some pressure […]