Construction Lien Foreclosure and Attorneys Awarded by Montana Supreme Court

Construction Lien Foreclosures Permitted When Work is Substantially Complete In new Montana Construction Lien caselaw, the Montana Supreme Court provided clarity on when a construction lien can be foreclosed upon, and when a contractor is entitled to attorneys fees under Montana’s Construction Lien Law. One of the questions before the court was whether a contractor […]

Filing Your Montana Construction Lien

Make Sure You Get Paid By Filing a Lien Who Can File: Anyone who contributes something to the improvement can file.  However, suppliers of suppliers cannot file as they are too distant from the project. What Can Be Claimed: Anything that can be proven as having added to the work of improvement can be claimed.  You can […]

Montana Priorities Favor Lienors – Montana Mechanics Lien Held Valid

Yesterday we posted a blog about the Nevada Supreme Court’s ruling on priority of Nevada Mechanics liens over mortgages in situations where a bank has actual knowledge that a contractor commenced work, but there is no “visible” work being performed on the property.  In that case, the Nevada court ruled that actual knowledge of work […]