What is a Subcontractors Mechanics Lien?
First off, to answer what is a subcontractors mechanics lien, it is best that we describe our answer by demonstrating it in a set of facts. Now, full disclosure, as with all things in the law, a mechanics lien is a complicated legal procedure. It is even more so complicated for subcontractors. Do not just rely on the information presented here to do your mechanics lien.
Call a good attorney to help you. Whether that is us or someone else, get an experienced attorney to help in dealing with your case. Subcontractors mechanics liens are not protected by the Texas Constitution, these types of liens are statute made. Also, subcontractors have even less time to file for their necessary notices and court filings.
So, assume contractor Larry gets screwed over by homeowner Owen on his contract to repair Owen’s roof. Well, Sally, the subcontractor that provided materials or was actually contracted by Larry to do part of the work is now screwed as well.
Most people would say “Sue, Sally, sue!”. And most people would be cutting Sally short of a golden opportunity. Sally can put a lien against the home, same as Larry. However, Sally has to be very careful. Her timelines for doing so are significantly shorter than Larry’s. She is not as well protected in Texas as Larry is. But Sally still has recourse.
But how does Sally do it? That’s simple. She calls an experienced attorney to help guide her getting this done. Whether you pick our firm or someone else, you need an experienced and capable attorney for helping you deal with all your business needs.
Contact us HERE for more information and to speak with an attorney about your options when developing your business. The above does not constitute legal advice nor create an attorney client privilege. It is merely meant for entertainment purposes and general information.