Pennsylvania Bill Would Limit Mechanics Lien Rights on Residences

Legislation recently introduced in the Pennsylvania legislature would limit lien rights for subcontractors and suppliers. Pennsylvania House Bill 1602 removes the ability of subcontractors, suppliers and others that do not have a contract directly with the owner to file a mechanics lien on owner occupied residences when the owner has paid the contractor in full. […]

Pennsylvania Mechanics Lien Filing “How To”

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