What is a Lien Law Section 59 Demand to Foreclose?

When a property owner receives a mechanic’s lien the first question they ask is usually “how do I get rid of this lien?”  Well if the mechanic’s lien is “valid on its face” and you want to challenge the validity of … Continue reading

What is a mechanic’s lien discharge bond?

“What is a mechanic’s lien discharge bond?”  This question often confuses and perplexes construction professionals and inexperienced attorneys alike.  Here at Kushnick Pallaci we often receive phone calls inquiring about the process for bonding a mechanic’s lien or inquiries from … Continue reading

Public Improvement Lien Deadline Runs from Completion and Acceptance

Lien Law Section 12 seems pretty clear but its always nice to have the Appellate Division confirm that clarity.  In Munoz Trucking Corp. v. Darcon Const. Inc. Munoz apparently filed a public improvement lien that mistakenly named Darcon as the general contractor. … Continue reading