It is not often that the Court of Appeals chimes in on issues relating to the Lien Law in New York. As construction practioners, if we get a decision a year from the State’s highest Court its exciting. So, the … Continue reading
In a recent decision out of the First Department the Court held that the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey is a “public corporation” withing the contemplation of the Lien Law and, as such, the George Washington Bus … Continue reading
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A mechanic’s lien on residential property lasts for one year from the date of recording. In order to extend the lien for an additional year, a Court order is required, or the lien must be foreclosed upon and a notice … Continue reading
Lien Law Section 19(6) allows an aggrieved party to challenge a mechanic’s lien and seek to have it discharged based upon a “facial defect.” Some topics clearly relate to and constitute a “facial defect.” Some common items that are challenged … Continue reading