Texas Lien Waivers – A Guide

Texas recently enacted several new statutes that govern waivers and releases of Texas mechanic’s and materialmen’s liens. Designed to protect suppliers, subcontractors and laborers, mechanics liens are statutorily created and provide a certain degree of protection for those who provide labor or materials to a project. When perfected, a statutory lien attaches to the property […]

Texas Mechanics Lien Filing “How To”

In Texas, mechanics’ liens are created by constitutional right and by statute. A Constitutional Lien is available only to contractors in direct contractual privity with the owner for the improvements to the property. Texas statutory Mechanics’ Liens may be asserted, similar to other states, by general contractors, subcontractors, materialmen, mechanics, or artisans. A Texas mechanics lien that […]