If Georgia lien law is anything like Florida's, there are a lot of possible defenses because there are a lot of techical requirements that a subcontractor must comply with in order for the lien to be validly enforced. I am including a link to a summary of Geogia lien law, but please be advised I do not know if what is written here is accurate. http://constructionliens.uslegal.com/state-laws/georgia-lien-law-summary. In general, once you bond off the lien, your property has a clear title...