Mechanic’s Liens

The Massachusetts Mechanic’s lien law essentially offers general contractors a means of collecting payment for labor and/or materials in cases where they have not been paid by the property owner or lessee.

Mechanic’s liens can be a powerful collection tool, but they are extremely delicate.  In order to preserve and enforce mechanic’s lien rights, contractors and material suppliers need to have a knowledgeable and reliable guide through each phase of the lien process.  Our attorneys regularly guide clients through the mechanic’s lien process, and Attorney Ryan Duffy Sullivan frequently hosts seminars for industry members on the mechanic’s lien process throughout New England and New York.

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

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