Illinois Mechanic’s Lien

In Illinois, liens filed on private property or on funds relating to a public project are known as Mechanic’s Liens. When an Illinois 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 and material suppliers can […]

Higgins Road Bike Trail

Chicago’s Higgins Road will begin construction for a bicycle and pedestrian bring starting Monday, July 8. The construction for this bridge will not be obstructing the current biking path, at least not until December, and even then, they feel that construction will not be a problem for them. The trail should cost about 2.8 million, […]

Kentucky Mechanic’s Lien

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

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 […]