Tag Archives: Mechanic’s lien

A Turn of Events for Worcester’s Former County Courthouse

The former Worcester County Courthouse at 2 Main Street was supposed to be converted into residential housing units and retail space after the City reached an agreement in March 2015 to sell it to Brady Sullivan Properties, LLC, a New … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Mechanic’s Liens: A Property Owner’s Perspective

A mechanic’s lien is an encumbrance on private property to secure payment for a contractor (or subcontractor) or material supplier for labor or materials provided to improve that property.  (Not familiar with mechanic’s liens? Review my earlier post on the … Continue reading

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Subcontractor’s Mechanic’s Lien Dismissed Because “No Amount Due” General Contractor

The scenario is all too familiar for subcontractors.  Payments from the general contractor stop mid-project.  The subcontractor rushes to record and serve a notice of contract to begin the process of perfecting a mechanic’s lien.  However, the lien is discharged … Continue reading

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