Construction Lien Law
The Michigan Construction Lien Act, MCL §570.1101 et seq., provides a statutorily-created form of security against real estate in favor of contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, laborers and design professionals who have improved the real estate, but have not been paid.
Construction liens are perhaps the only way a contractor and/or design professional can secure payment from a project owner. Despite the importance of these legal instruments, recording and perfecting construction liens can be a difficult process.
Plunkett Cooney has attorneys with vast experience in all areas related to construction lien law. They routinely draft, record, and perfect liens for their clients. Plunkett Cooney’s construction law attorneys also routinely assist clients in construction lien foreclosure litigation.
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- Appellate Court Rules Design Professionals’ Work Not An ‘Actual Physical Improvement’ Under Construction Lien ActSticks & Bricks Summer Newsletter 2012, 08.10.2012
- Crain's Detroit Business, 10.29.2018