AFTER you have successfully filed your lien, the owner doesn’t always automatically pay what you say is owed. Alaska law requires that a mechanic’s lien be enforced (or legal proceeding begin) within 6 months after the date the Claim of Lien was recorded. However, Alaska does allow a lien to be extended for an additional 6 […]
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The Mechanics of filing an Alaska Mechanic’s Lien
The most difficult part of filing a lien is making sure you complete each required step within the correct timeline. To place a mechanic’s lien in Alaska, if a Notice of Completion is not recorded by the property owner, the Claim of Lien must be recorded no later than 120 days after the completion of the construction […]
What information must be included In a Alaska Mechanic’s Lien?
Should you need to enforce the mechanic’s lien, you must be careful that the information included in the Alaska Mechanic’s Lien is valid and will not void the lien. Almost every day, I am asked if the cost of filing a lien is allowed to be included in the amount due listed on the mechanic’s […]
Arkansas Mechanics Lien “How To”
In Arkansas, liens filed on private property or on funds relating to a public project are known as Mechanic’s Liens. When a 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, design professionals, sub-subcontractors and […]