Missouri Mechanic’s Liens

In Missouri, liens filed on private property or on funds relating to a public project are known as Missouri Mechanic’s Liens. When a Missouri mechanics lien is filed with regard to work performed on privately owned property, it attaches to and encumbers the fee simple ownership of property. Contractors, as well as subcontractors, sub-subcontractors and […]

Missouri Road Construction

More and more roads are under construction as the summer months roll along. Construction workers will begin on Friday, July 5. They will be closing down the Northland Bridge, more specifically the ramp southbound I-35 to southbound I-435. The road here will be fully closed down, so drivers will have to find a new route […]

Supreme Court Avoids Ruling on RESPA Case

In an anti-climactic conclusion to a closely-watched case, the Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal in First American Financial Corp. v. Edwards. In a one-sentence per curiam order, the Court simply stated that “the writ of certiorari is dismissed as improvidently granted.” Before the Supreme Court this term, the First American Financial matter related to the “standing […]