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Mechanic Liens – Scope of Lien; 20 Day Preliminary Notices; Completion Date; Lis Pendens– Fagerlie v. Markham Contracting (31-May-2011)

Guy W. Bluff, Esq. 29-Oct-2011 In the case of Fagerlie v. Markham Contracting Co, (1 CA-CV-10-0051, 31-May-2011), Division 1 of the Arizona Court of Appeals held that (1) Markham could claim a lien on the lots for work done at

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New California Mechanic Lien Requirements for 2011

Guy W. Bluff,  Esq. (06-Feb-2011) Effective, 01-Jan-2011, California Civil Code sections 3084 and 3146 require two additional notices relating to mechanic’s liens: the “Notice of Mechanic’s Lien” and the “Notice of Pendency of Action.”  For those construction attorneys practicing in

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