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The Basics of Mechanic’s Lien Priority Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
The Basics of Mechanic’s Lien Priority January 12, 2017

The Basics of Mechanic’s Lien Priority Mechanic’s lien priority functions differently than the priority of other types of liens. As is generally the case, a lien priority is typically determined by the timing of their filing. For example, the first lien filed with the Recorder of Deeds will be the first mortgage, which carries with… Read more »

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Mechanic’s Lien Payment Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Mechanic’s Lien Payment October 13, 2016

Mechanic’s Lien Explained (Part II) Mechanic’s Lien Payment As A Defense As mentioned in Part I of our Mechanic’s Lien series, the Defense of Payment suggests that a Mechanic’s Lien placed by a contractor or subcontractor is defeated if and when the owner of the project can prove that the cost of the project has… Read more »

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What Is A Mechanic’s Lien Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
What Is A Mechanic’s Lien October 13, 2016

District of Columbia Mechanic’s Lien Explained (Part I) A Mechanic’s Lien is a security interest in the title of real or personal property placed by those who supplied the materials or provided the labor to improve the property. A “mechanic lien” is not necessarily the modern interpretation of someone who repairs machinery, but actually describes… Read more »

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By Top Washington DC Law Firm: Antonoplos & Associates