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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

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

Appellate Division Confirms Finding of Willful Exaggeration

In Inter Metal Fabricators, Inc. v. HRH Construction, the Appellate Division affirmed a finding that the lienor had willfully exaggerated its mechanic’s lien.  While findings of willful exaggeration are “rare”, it appears from this decision that the lienor

Was the General Contractor Really Paid?

I often get phone calls from subcontractors and suppliers explaining that they have a mechanic’s lien on a project or are planning on putting a mechanic’s lien on a project but that they have been told by the

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