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Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. - July 5th Update

REAL CASES IN REAL ESTATE By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. BuckleySandler LLP alnegroni@buckleysandler.com Minnesota Neighbors' Boundary Dispute Results in Grant of Adverse Possession and Redrawing of Boundary By Practical Location . Minnesota's Court of Appeals resolved a boundary...

Duane Morris LLP: Massachusetts Appeals Court Invalidates Mechanic's Liens Against Condo Common Areas

By Michael B. Donahue , Stanley A. Martin , and Robert A. Prentice A Massachusetts Appeals Court decision last month portends far-ranging implications for the construction industry. The court ruled that a subcontractor's mechanic's lien filed against the common areas of a condominium...

Vandeventer Black LLP: HB1265: Significant VA Mechanic's Lien Change Bill Pending

By Neil Lowenstein Del. Purkey has advanced HB1265 to require pre-notification of intention to file mechanic's liens by contractors at least 60 days in advance before filing the lien. If passed, this bill would have a significant impact upon current Virginia mechanic's lien law, and have significant...

Survey of 2011 Amendments to California's Mechanic's Lien Statutory Scheme and California Court Of Appeal Decisions in the Mechanic's Lien Area

Get the latest analysis on California's amendment to its Mechanic's Lien Law. In the Analysis, William M. Hensley examines the current statutory provisions and discusses how these provisions will change, effective July 1, 2012. The Analysis also examines recent California appellate court ...

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: Construction Alert - What Was That Court Thinking?

By Diane M. Tokarsky , Esquire, Chair, Construction and Procurement Law Just when you thought you understood the rules of the game in relation to the Pennsylvania Mechanics Lien Law ("Act"), the Pennsylvania Superior Court issued the game changing decision, Bricklayers of Western Pennsylvania...

Troutman Sanders LLP: Top Ten Changes to California Mechanic’s Lien Law

The California Legislature's complete recodification of the California mechanic's lien laws takes effect on July 1, 2012. 1 Here is a brief description of the top ten revisions to help those in the construction industry understand and comply with the new requirements. Definitions. Numerous...

2012 California Appellate Court Decisions on Mechanics Liens/Stop Notices

Get the latest analysis of mechanics lien litigation in California. This article discusses the recent changes to the California Mechanics Lien Law and surveys 2012 published and unpublished California intermediary appellate court decisions on mechanics lien and stop notice (now stop payment notice) issues...