Our Cook County Mechanics Lien Attorneys have the expertise to assist you with perfecting your mechanics lien, foreclosing a mechanics lien, or removing a mechanics lien from your property in a cost-effective manner.
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Cook County Mechanics Lien Attorneys
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Kevin O'Flaherty oversees all legal matters and is actively involved in making sure every client's case, big or small, is handled with excellence and attention to detail. He is available to contact through phone and email and his rates are available upon request.
In this article, our Cook County mechanics lien lawyers explain how to perfect a mechanics lien in Cook County. In order for mechanics lien holders to maintain priority over other creditors and enforce their lien rights agains the property owner, a series of steps must be followed in order to perfect the contractor's lien rights. Our Cook County mechanics lien attorneys explain when notices must be filed and how to serve them, how to file your lien with the recorder of deeds, and when you must file to foreclose your lien.
In this article, our Cook County mechanics lien attorneys explain the priority of mechanics liens. When a property is foreclosed upon, properly perfected mechanics liens have priority over mortgages between the date of the contract and the date of recording the mechanics lien. They also have priority over later liens. Liens may have priority over earlier encumbrances to the extent the underlying work added value to the property.