Q: Hello, If I filed a mechanic's lien for work done on multiple units and one unit wants to pay their portion to have the
Hello, If I filed a mechanic's lien for work done on multiple units and one unit wants to pay their portion to have the lien removed- is this possible? or do we have to remove the lien on all of the properties included?
A: Under California law, if a mechanic's lien is filed for work done on multiple units, it may be possible to release the lien on a specific unit if that unit pays its portion of the debt, assuming the lien was filed separately for each unit or if a specific unit's portion of the debt can be clearly identified and apportioned. However, it's essential to follow the proper legal procedures and documentation to release the lien only for the unit in question while preserving the lien on the remaining units if necessary. Consulting with an attorney experienced in mechanic's lien matters can help navigate this process correctly.
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