Mechanics Lien

PA Mechanic’s Lien Law: More Changes Coming?

PA Mechanic’s Lien Law: More Changes Coming?

The Pennsylvania Mechanic’s Lien Law has been subject to legislative and judicial scrutiny in recent years.  Now, as the PA legislature begins its 2013 session, more changes may be on the way. The PA Mechanic’s Lien Law has very specific requirements for contractors...

PA Supreme Court to Interpret PA Mechanics’ Lien Law

Under Pennsylvania’s Mechanics’ Lien Law, only a “contractor” or “subcontractor” is permitted to file a lien claim against an owner of property for the payment of debts due by the owner to the contractor or by the contractor to any of his subcontractors...
Contractor-Friendly PA Mechanics’ Lien Change

Contractor-Friendly PA Mechanics’ Lien Change

A recent Pennsylvania Superior Court decision may have very well changed the PA Mechanics’ Lien Law dealing with repayment priority, to the benefit of the contractor, when a construction project takes a wrong turn. A mechanic’s lien is a security interest that...