Feb 2018

New York Mechanic’s Lien Terminology

Mechanic’s liens in New York can get complicated and the terminology can get confusing. Don’t worry. We’re here to help. This quick reference guide explains some of the key terms you will need to know to navigate the complex world of mechanic’s liens in New York. Mechanic’s Lien: A mechanic’s lien is a written document READ MORE
Feb 2018

What types of mechanic’s liens can I file in New York?

You didn’t get paid and your friend told you to file a mechanic’s lien right? You think “easy enough.” But what kind of lien do you have to file? Filing the wrong type of lien provides no security and will be nothing more than a waste of your time and money. Private Improvement Lien: A READ MORE
Jul 2018

Why file a mechanic’s lien? A message from our founder.

I’ve been practicing construction law in New York for more than a decade.  For much of that time I’ve dealt with mechanic’s liens and over the years I’ve seen a lot.   I’ve filed, challenged and foreclosed upon public improvement liens and private improvement liens in every corner of New York state.   From liens to a READ MORE