Residential Collections Harder In Pennsylvania

Collecting money is always a challenge, but is even more of a challenge for contractors or subcontractors doing work on residential building projects in Pennsylvania.   While placing a mechanics lien or a construction lien on a property is one way to secure payment, there are several other steps to follow to keep those accounts receivables down to a manageable level.  […]

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. […]