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Mechanics Liens: The Only Game in Town?

Join construction litigation expert Cathleen Curl as she covers not only mechanics liens but also alternative remedies such as stop payment notices and construction bonds and the complex factors that determine how and when they are available.

 

1.5 hours MCLE Credit

 

Mechanics liens are a powerful collection tool for unpaid laborers, suppliers, and small subcontractors, as well as general contractors, on privately owned construction projects. But if the project does not get finished, or there is insufficient equity in the property, what are other avenues to get payment for work contributed to the project? Join construction litigation expert Cathleen Curl as she covers not only mechanics liens but also alternative remedies such as stop payment notices and construction bonds and the complex factors that determine how and when they are available. The program also provides examples of these remedies, including common issues encountered in proving or defending against them.

Program Highlights:

  • Mechanics liens and related remedies
  • Notices and other preconditions to enforcement
  • The five biggest mistakes claimants make
  • Strategies for defending claims

This is an intermediate level program and some prior real property law experience is assumed.

On Demand RE59893-191

Livecast program recorded 11/15/17.

 

Mechanics liens are a powerful collection tool for unpaid laborers, suppliers, and small subcontractors, as well as general contractors, on privately owned construction projects. But if the project does not get finished, or there is insufficient equity in the property, what are other avenues to get payment for work contributed to the project? Join construction litigation expert Cathleen Curl as she covers not only mechanics liens but also alternative remedies such as stop payment notices and construction bonds and the complex factors that determine how and when they are available. The program also provides examples of these remedies, including common issues encountered in proving or defending against them.

Program Highlights:

  • Mechanics liens and related remedies
  • Notices and other preconditions to enforcement
  • The five biggest mistakes claimants make
  • Strategies for defending claims

This is an intermediate level program and some prior real property law experience is assumed.

CATHLEEN M. CURL

CATHLEEN M. CURL

CATHLEEN M. CURL, a partner with Manos & Curl, LLP, Millbrae, specializes in construction law, including payment disputes, contract negotiations, contract preparation and revisions, stop payment notices, mechanics liens, bonds, construction defect litigation, and other matters. Ms. Curl is the author of chapters 3, 5, and 7 in CEB’s practice guide, California Mechanics Liens and Related Construction Remedies. She has been involved in many phases of construction law, representing owners, contractors, construction managers, suppliers, subcontractors, engineers, condominium associations, and sureties. She earned her B.A. degree in 1974 from Stanford University and her J.D. degree in 1978 from Santa Clara University School of Law.

Products specifications
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRODUCT GROUP Digital
MCLE HOUR 0.5 - 2
PRACTICE AREA Real Property
SUBTOPICS Remedies
SUBTOPICS General Interest
By Month November 2017
Products specifications
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRODUCT GROUP Digital
MCLE HOUR 0.5 - 2
PRACTICE AREA Real Property
SUBTOPICS Remedies
SUBTOPICS General Interest
By Month November 2017