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Free Sample Final Lien Waiver (NY)

Click the link below for a free sample form of a final lien waiver in New York.   This is provided for informational purposes only.  You

Ignoring Lien Law Section 38

What is Section 38 of the New York Lien Law? Pursuant to Section 38 of the Lien Law, an owner or general contractor can force

How to file a public improvement lien in New York

What is a public improvement lien? There are generally two types of liens in New York: a private improvement lien (filed against real property) and a public improvement lien (filed against a public fund).  Pursuant to Section 5

Extending a Mechanic’s Lien in New York

How long does a mechanic’s lien last? A mechanic’s lien is valid for a period of one year from recording. How do I extend a mechanic’s lien on a single family dwelling? To extend a mechanic’s lien on

Ignoring Lien Law Section 38

What is Section 38 of the New York Lien Law? Pursuant to Section 38 of the Lien Law, an owner or general contractor can force a lienor to “itemize” a mechanic’s lien that it has filed.   To demand

Preconstruction Surveys and Monitoring Requirements in NYC

If you are performing construction work in New York City there is a very good chance that you will have to perform a preconstruction survey and/or perform monitoring of neighboring properties.   The preconstruction survey and the monitoring often

Disputing a Consumer Affairs Notice of Violation in Suffolk County

What is Consumer Affairs? Contractors providing “home improvement” services in Suffolk County are required to hold a “home improvement” contractor’s license.  Home Improvement Contractors licenses are issued by the Suffolk County Department of Labor, Licensing & Consumer Affairs

What is a payment bond?

Definition of a Payment Bond When we talk about security for paying a contractor or supplier the first thing that often comes to mind is a mechanic’s lien.  But mechanic’s liens aren’t the only method of securing payment

What is the cost to file a mechanic’s lien in New York?

Mechanic’s Lien Costs Often Vary by County There are a few components that make up the cost to file a mechanic’s lien: The mechanic’s lien filing fee charged by the County; The mechanic’s lien affidavit of service filing

What is a “construction license access agreement?”

Building in New York is tough and its expensive.  Building in the close confines found in many parts of New York often adds an additional problem:  you may need to access your neighbor’s property to perform part of

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

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