Most contractors are well aware that Texas law provides for mechanic’s liens under Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code, also known as “statutory liens.” As most are also aware, the statutory lien process is complex and has a slew of notice requirements with stringent deadlines which, if not met, [...]
Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code provides contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers of all tiers lien rights on non-residential projects in Texas. Claiming and perfecting the lien itself to protect the right to payment is a complex process that requires a contractor, subcontractor, or supplier to take certain steps before [...]
When a subcontractor or supplier is not paid for labor or materials provided at a non-public works project, the subcontractor or supplier can file an affidavit for mechanic’s lien to protect and assert its right to payment. Public work and projects, on the other hand, are not subject to mechanic’s [...]
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