What is a Lien and How Does it Work?

By D. Jeffrey Craven Originally published in the June/July 2011 edition of Hardwood Floors Magazine. Wood floor guys are pretty good with the tools of their trade. However, there are certain tools in the business side of contracting that are often overlooked and misunderstood. One of the better tools for protecting the contractor’s right to…

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Who Can Record an Arizona Mechanic's Lien?

Who Can Record A Mechanic’s Lien in Arizona?  A lot of people make the assumption that a Mechanic’s Lien refers to an auto mechanic.  The reality is that it has nothing to do with auto mechanics. Mechanic’s Liens are an important way for contractors, suppliers, manterialmen, architects and others who improve real property (land and…

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