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Construction Liens

Missouri Construction Lien Attorney

Types of Construction Liens

Construction attorney Kevin J. Dolley helps contractors and construction companies file and enforce many different types of construction liens. Generally, the most used lien in construction is the mechanics' lien . However, many other types of liens exist. Some examples are:

·         Architects,' engineers,' landscape architects' and surveyors' liens

·         Landscape contractors' and suppliers' liens

·         Demolition contractors' liens

·         Commercial real estate brokers' liens

·         Liens on leased or licensed property

Why Construction Liens are Important

Construction liens are important because they ensure payment for services that add value to someone else's property. Similar to the way a bank can repossess a car when payments are not made, a construction lien allows a contractor to take partial ownership in improved property if he does not receive compensation. Then the owner of the improved property can be forced to pay the unpaid contractor or face a court order demanding sale of the property. The contractor is then compensated with proceeds from the sale of the property. This process is effective. However, the courts demand that the procedures be followed meticulously. If they are not, courts have been known to void the lien, even if the misapplied procedures do not prejudice the other party.

Missouri Construction Law Attorney

If you wish to protect your interests and would like to file, enforce, or litigate the enforceability of a construction lien, contact construction lawyer Kevin J. Dolley online or at 314-450-7883.

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The Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley represents clients in labor law, employment law and employment discrimination matters throughout the State of Missouri, including St. Louis, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Boone County, Jefferson County, Lincoln County, Jackson County, Phelps County, Franklin County, Ste. Genevieve, St. Clair and the Cities of St. Louis, Kansas City, St. Charles, O'Fallon, Lake St. Louis, Hillsboro, Troy, Clayton, Rolla, Columbia, Jefferson City, Kirksville, Farmington, Cuba, Augusta, Union, Maryland Heights, Cape Girardeau and Springfield.

Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley, LLC - Missouri Employment Lawyer
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Phone: (314) 684-8180 | Local Phone: (314) 645-4100.