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We are experienced in all issues relating to filing, enforcing and defeating mechanics' liens, including related legal issues such as trusts established under New York’s lien law.

Mechanic’s liens often arise because of non-payment due to disputes over construction services performed. We work hard to resolve disputes before resorting to time-consuming litigation. However, when litigation does become necessary, we have extensive experience in litigating the underlying issues that give rise to mechanic’s lien claims.

Our attorneys advise clients on a range of issues relating to mechanics' liens, including:

  • Filing liens
  • Enforcing liens
  • Lien removal
  • Undertaking and bonding
  • Lien dismissal
  • Priority issues
  • Trusts
  • Foreclosure actions
  • Willful exaggeration of lien amounts

Articles Authored by Lawyers at this office:

OSHA Fines Contractor $511,000 for Failing to Provide Fall Protection Resulting in Worker Fatality
William H. Baaki, March 16, 2015
On July 25, 2014, a 22-year-old apprentice ironworker in Kansas City, Missouri was standing on a 9-inch-wide steel girder on a building under construction and fell more than 30 feet to his death. In its citation dated January 21, 2015, OSHA cited the employer structural steel company for seven...