General Contractor Has Some Lien Rights When Contract Not Recorded

La R.S. 9:4811 of the Louisiana Private Works Act requires general contractors to record its contract whenever a project amount is in excess of $25,000.   The contract must be recorded before any work begins on the project, and must reference a legal property description. If the general contractor does not timely record the contract, […]

Details Matter When Filing Liens – As Recently Confirmed by Louisiana 3rd Circuit

Previously on the Louisiana Construction Law Blog , and over at the Construction Lien Blog operated by our friends at Express Lien, it's been mentioned that the lien statutes require attention to details.   In Louisiana, like elsewhere in the country, lien filings must meet strict statutory requirements. A case decided just last week in […]