San Francisco, CA asked in Real Estate Law for California

Q: A CA corp files inflated Mechanic's Lien on Owner. No 20 day notice or contract. Corp files dissolution. Lien dissolved?

Owner filed for removal of the lien as Corp failed to foreclose. Service was incorrect so hearing postponed. Corp filing for dissolution now. What happens to the lien?

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William Earl Winfield
William Earl Winfield
  • Ventura, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Not automatically, but you have a good defense. The lien will expire if no lawsuit is filed to foreclose.

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