Caution: Lien Laws in are Hyper-Technical

In most states, the liens laws are hyper-technical.   This means that the laws have many requirements, and that courts strictly construe the rules against the party filing construction liens. This is true for nearly every state. While laws across the nation provide lien rights to those in the construction industry, because of the power […]

Be Careful When Using Free Legal Forms

Gerard Simington with “FindAnAttorneyForMe.com” published an informative article that warns businesses about using free legal forms found on the internet. The Internet has placed legal information and legal forms at our fingertips – and its easy to forget sometimes that the law is a very complicated subject, and legal forms are no exception.  While a […]

Hurricane Gustav Highlights Benefits of Zlien

Contractors of all shapes and sizes have used Zlien to get paid for construction work performed in New Orleans, LA. In fact, the Zlien service was founded in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, and many contractors performing Katrina work have used Zlien to file their mechanic's liens on non-paying projects. Hurricane Gustav's projected path to […]

Why Lien?

Dear Contractor/Subcontractor/Supplier: There are some customers or prime contractors who will not pay you after a significant amount of work, labor, services and materials have been invested into performing a job. The founder of Zlien's father and grandfather were both general contractors in New Orleans, LA, so we know your frustration. The best way to […]