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Mechanic’s Lien Resources

A Homeowner’s Defense to a Mechanic’s Lien

Feb 19, 2019

Mechanic’s liens are a legal tool contractors use to recover unpaid money from a homeowner for their work on a job, such as a remodelin...

Avoid These Mechanic’s Lien Pitfalls

May 7, 2021

A mechanic’s lien is a powerful tool a contractor can use to force a client to pay. Real Estate Attorney Boyd Rolfson offers some...

Contractor’s Guide to Mechanic’s Liens in Colorado

Jul 31, 2018

You have one chance to record and foreclose on a mechanics lien. Get it right. Hire a professional to help you.


Enforcing a Mechanic’s Lien

Jun 15, 2021

Enforcing a mechanic’s lien is often the last resort for a contractor whose client failed to pay for a home remodeling or repair ...

Fight the Lien on Your Home

Jan 4, 2023

It can be unnerving to discover you have a lien on your house. The good news is, there are ways to fight a lien on your home. This arti...

How to Deal With a Bad Contractor

Sep 23, 2022

You should be able to trust your contractor to create the kitchen of your dreams or perform emergency repairs on your office. When a ba...

How to Enforce a Mechanic’s Lien

Mar 23, 2021

A good contractor can turn a home from old to bold with a solid remodeling plan. And for the most part, an experienced crew can carry o...

Mechanic’s Lien: A Power Tool for Contractors

May 6, 2021

Contractors whose clients will not pay them can turn to the mechanic’s lien for help. Real Estate Attorney Boyd Rolfson explains ...

Mechanic’s Liens: Colorado Homeowner’s Guide

Jul 31, 2018

Don’t get mired in the technicalities of a Mechanics’ Lien on your property. Know your rights.


The Power of a Mechanic’s Lien

Mar 16, 2021

Colorado contractors own lots of tools, but perhaps the most powerful one at their disposal is not found on his or her tool belt. Nope,...

Why You Should Get Legal Help with a Mechanic’s Lien

Mar 22, 2021

Many contractors whose clients haven’t paid them try to resolve the issue on their own. Perhaps you’ve considered filing a ...