Q: I did work on a commercial property. Owner is not paying
Owner took out a loan on his personal residence to help pay for the construction on commercial property. Can I lien the home as well as the commercial property?
A: You will need a MT attorney on this. Your materialman's lien would be filed only against the work you did on the commercial property. However you might be able to file the M & M Lien, then sue the customer for breach of contract. However defendant will argue you that an election of remedies was made, and in any event, you can only recover once.
A: n Montana, mechanics' liens are primarily placed on the property where the work was performed or materials supplied. If you worked on a commercial property, you can place a lien on that property if unpaid. The fact that the owner used a loan from his personal residence to fund the commercial project doesn't directly allow you to place a lien on his home. It's essential to follow Montana's specific guidelines for mechanics' liens.
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