Mechanic’s Lien Law

When a contractor, subcontractor or supplier furnishes goods or services for the improvement of real estate, it may be entitled to file a mechanic’s lien on the property to ensure the property will not be sold or transferred without payment for such goods or services.  Our firm has extensive experience advising and assisting with the filing and enforcement of private, commercial and residential mechanic’s liens together with public municipal claims in the states of Iowa and Illinois.

While a mechanic’s lien can significantly improve the likelihood of payment, there are many pitfalls involved, and our firm has the experience necessary to navigate those pitfalls and ensure that your rights are protected.

Our skilled attorneys will help you navigate the lien process to ensure you recover what is owed.  Our services include:

  • Advising on how to protect mechanic’s lien rights;
  • Preparing required notices;
  • Filing liens in a professional and timely manner;
  • Following up with both the client and the owner of the property or contractor to confirm notice of the lien; and
  • Foreclosing on the lien when necessary.

Attorneys concentrating in Mechanic’s Lien Law include: