Mechanic's Lien Law Amendments

March 2011
Professional Contractor;2011 1st Quarter, p20
Trade Publication
The article discusses Massachusetts mechanic lien statute (M.G.L. c.254) that has provided payment security to contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. It notes that the law was amended to extend the mechanic's lien coverage to design professionals such as architects, professional engineers and licensed site professionals. It notes that the statute provides that the liens of design professionals on projects shall be paid only after payment in full of the claims of other lien creditors.


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