Category Archives: Liens

US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Addresses Perfection of Mechanics Liens in Bankruptcy

Branch Banking & Trust Co. v. Construction Supervision Services Inc. (In re Construction Supervision Services Inc.), 753 F.3d 124 (4th Cir. 2014) Our sister publication, Bankruptcy-Real, recently discussed the unique issues relating to the perfection of mechanics liens after the … Continue reading

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Proposed Changes to Pennsylvania Mechanics’ Lien Law Would Provide for Internet-Based Directory to Serve as a Standardized Statewide System for Filing Construction Notices

Pending House Bill 473 seeks to amend the current lien law by creating a centralized construction notices registry in Pennsylvania known as the State Construction Notices Directory (“Directory”), which would provide owners and general contractors with access to a database … Continue reading

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