California Mechanics' Lien Law and Construction Industry Practice

The consummate authority on mechanics' liens in California.
Publisher: Michie
Print Book :2 volumes, looseleaf, updated with revisions
6th Edition
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ISBN: 9781559431606
Publisher: Michie
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Cited in published appellate opinions since 1971, California Mechanics' Lien Law and Construction Industry Practice, Sixth Edition is a comprehensive two-volume practice tool that covers the entire lien process. From stop notices and payment bonds to remedies on the contractor's license bond, plus in-depth treatment of the basic law and procedure relating to works of improvement, it treats California mechanics' liens in a clear step-by-step manner. This practice guide is ideal for solo practitioners, small firms, and non-attorneys who work in construction, including contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, developers, and owners. Inside you'll find:

 • Concise, detailed analysis of lien laws
 • Detailed analysis of the Preliminary Notice
 • A unique time chart
 • A claimant's procedural chart
 • Authors' comments and practice tips
 • A table of cases
 • Full text of a wide range of relevant statutes

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Background
Chapter 2 The California Scheme of Protection
Chapter 3 Advising the Client
Chapter 4 Representing the Lien Claimant
Chapter 5 Representing the Stop Notice Claimant on Private Work
Chapter 6 Representing the Stop Notice and Payment Bond Claimant on California Public Works
Chapter 7 Representing the Claimant on Federal Public Works and Semi-Public Works
Chapter 8 Representing the Owner
Chapter 9 Problems Involving Lenders and Title Insurers
Chapter 10 Concerning the Contractor
Chapter 11 Representing the Surety
Chapter 12 California Public Entity Practice
Appendix A Mechanics' Lien Statutes
Appendix B Related Statutes
Appendix C Forms
Appendix D Claimant's Procedural Chart and Time Chart
Table of Cases
Table of Codes