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July 2011 Archives

A Mechanic's Lien May Be Summarily Discharged Only For Defects Appearing On Its Face

The mechanic's lien is the contractor's most effective weapon in a payment dispute with an owner in connection with the improvement of privately owned real property. We often receive calls from owners claiming that a contractor improperly filed a lien against their property, and seeking a way to immediately discharge the lien. In most cases, there is no low-cost method of quickly discharging a lien.

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