In this article, our Illinois mechanics liens lawyers explain how to enforce a mechanics lien in Illinois.
We carefully explain the difference between mechanics liens on private and public projects. We also explain the differences between subcontractor and general contractor mechanics liens. Next, we explain how you go about meeting the claim filing, notice, and enforcement deadlines you need for your mechanics lien. Finally, our Illinois mechanics lien attorneys explain the requirement that the general contractor has a written or oral contract with the owner as well as how mechanics liens are prioritized against mortgages and other mechanics liens.