Written by attorney Alexander Edward Barthet

Can My Lien Be Automatically Wiped Out?

Owners are always eager to cancel any recorded liens. What a lot of contractors don’t know is that there are actually legal ways in which a lien can be extinguished.

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All pretty harsh results – lienors should not assume that their liens will remain in place for a year when confronted by either a Notice of Contest of Lien or a suit to show cause why a lien should be enforced. Ignoring these filings would be a big mistake.

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