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What you need to know about Texas Constitutional Liens

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In some circumstances one who is normally a subcontractor (e.g., electrician or plumber) may have a direct contract with the owner of the property.  If you have a direct contractual relationship with the owner, you will be considered to be an “original contractor” and you may have a constitutional lien.  The constitutional lien attaches to… Continue Reading

Mechanic’s Liens: Finding your way through the Maze

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If you are a subcontractor or supplier and you ignore your lien rights, you are losing money. A mechanic lien is a subcontractor’s and supplier’s best friend because it allows you to secure your debt by filing a lien against any private real property that you’ve furnished labor and/or materials to improve. The reason many… Continue Reading