A construction lien can be used to force the sale of the real estate on which a construction project is located. The proceeds from the forced sale may be used to pay the person or entity who filed the construction lien.
What You Can Do If You’ve Filed a Construction Lien and Have Not Gotten Paid
Suppliers and contractors file construction liens pursuant to the New Jersey Construction Lien Law in the hope that it will result in swift payment of their claims in…
While there is an explicit statutory prohibition in New Jersey on the waiver of lien rights on private projects, there is no such prohibition on the waiver of municipal mechanic’s lien rights on public jobs.
The first step toward protecting your right to file a New Jersey construction lien is having a signed contract, purchase order or delivery ticket. As construction lawyers, we regularly file liens for contractors and suppliers.
The key to differentiating between the two types of payment clauses is whether or not the language in the payment provision is absolutely clear that the risk of nonpayment is being transferred downstream...
In New Jersey, the Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act, N.J.S.A. 2A:49A-25 et seq., dictates the procedure for docketing an out of state judgment, referred to as a “foreign” judgment, in New Jersey.
Bart J. Klein is the Managing Partner and the founder of the Law Office of Bart J. Klein. Mr. Klein’s more than three decades of legal experience informs his analysis of all client issues and concerns. After beginning his career practicing in t…
Terel L. Klein’s practice is focused on civil and commercial litigation. He has varied experience in a broad array of practice areas, including construction litigation, estate litigation, appeals and criminal defense.
Upon graduation from law…
Alex W. Klein is Of Counsel to the firm. The focus of his practice is landlord-tenant proceedings, civil litigation, commercial disputes, and labor and employment law. Mr. Klein also has extensive experience representing corporate and individual cl…
Julian Helisek’s practice focuses principally on general commercial litigation matters. He represents plaintiffs and defendants in business disputes from inception through trial and appeal, and has appeared in numerous state and federal court…
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