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Understand Mechanic’s Liens With Experienced Guidance

Navigating the intricacies of mechanic’s liens can be complex, but with Bernhardt Riley, Attorneys at Law, PLLC, at your side, you can get through the process. Mechanic’s liens serve as a crucial tool for contractors, subcontractors and suppliers to ensure payment for their work on property improvements. If you are involved in a construction project and need to secure a lien or are a property owner facing a lien, we provide the legal support necessary to address these issues effectively.

Mechanic’s liens can impact property titles, impede sales and create financial challenges for both property owners and those in the construction industry. Our Palm Harbor-based attorneys understand the nuances of Florida’s lien laws and work diligently to protect your interests. Whether you need to file a lien or are seeking to contest one, we guide you through each step, ensuring your rights are upheld and your case is handled with precision.

Protecting Your Rights When Faced With A Mechanic’s Lien

The Florida legislature enacted the Florida Construction Lien Law (Mechanic’s Liens) in order to protect the rights of all parties to the construction process, including owners, contractors and subcontractors. Bernhardt Riley, Attorneys at Law, PLLC, helps to draft and interpret all forms contemplated by the Florida Construction Lien Law, including:

  • Notices of Commencement
  • Notices to Owner
  • Sworn Statements of Account
  • Lien Releases
  • Payment Bonds
  • Claims of Lien

All parties to a lien claim must understand that any failure to meet the requirements of the Florida Construction Lien Law will potentially defeat a lien claim. Thus, it is imperative that all forms be completed with attention to detail, referencing the legal description and address of the property at issue and the exact amount of the lien claimed.

Mistakes or omissions in the address, legal description, the basis for the claim, signatures, notarizations and/or the exact amount owed on the claim can all jeopardize the claim for either party. No matter which side of the action you find yourself on, the construction and real estate litigation Bernhardt Riley, Attorneys at Law, PLLC, attorneys are here to help.

Schedule Your Mechanic’s Liens Consultation With Bernhardt Riley, Attorneys at Law, PLLC

Are you dealing with a mechanics lien issue and feeling uncertain about the next steps? Do not navigate this legal terrain alone. Contact Bernhardt Riley, Attorneys at Law, PLLC, to schedule a consultation and benefit from our knowledgeable guidance. Our attorneys are prepared to assist you with your mechanic’s lien concerns and other legal questions, offering the support and legal counsel you need.

Call us today at 727-308-4190 or fill out our online contact form to arrange a meeting with our team. At Bernhardt Riley, Attorneys at Law, PLLC, we are committed to providing you with the personalized attention your case deserves. Let us help you resolve your mechanic’s lien matters with confidence and ease.