|Faculty:||Kenneth M. Block, John-Patrick Curran|
|Production Date:||March 12 2013|
Mechanic’s liens are a powerful tool in New York to secure monies due contractors and others who provide labor and materials to improve real property. Accomplished speakers and practitioners Kenneth Block and John-Patrick Curran provide viewers with an exhaustive discourse on the use of mechanic’s liens on both public and private improvements, as well as the steps that owners may take to respond to the liens. They will begin by discussing general principles and qualified lienors, and will proceed with an examination of work covered, lienable property, enforcement and defense, and other items of import. They conclude by illuminating trust funds and foreclosure proceedings. This highly engaging webcast is guaranteed to equip the practitioner with the knowledge and understanding necessary to represent both claimants and respondents when mechanic’s liens are in issue.
I. Understand the general principles of mechanics liens in New York
II. Comprehend the critical issues surrounding qualified lienors, work covered, and lienable property
III. Learn the typical contents of liens
IV. Understand filing procedures
V. Identify what constitutes an improper filing
VI. Understand owner’s responses
VII. Comprehend the enforcement and defense of liens
VIII. Learn about trust funds and foreclosure proceedings
John (Penfield, NY)
Very helpful introduction to the topic.