Ellettsville, IN asked in Construction Law for New York

Q: Mechanic's Lien filed against my home - months after legally stipulated deadline (four months for single-family dwelling

We demanded itemization and notified them they'd filed a false instrument (they lied on the lien as to last date of labor/materials delivered - 4-5 months past deadline). It's a long story regarding the actual job and payments made, but the point is they had no legal grounds to file a lien. We just received the itemization and it has NO DATES. What do we do now? Go straight to Court for sufficient itemization? Go back to lienor and demand dates? If we have to hire an attorney and can show fraud in the filing, can we collect attorney fees? We don't know how to approach the Court. CONFUSED

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Jack Mevorach
Jack Mevorach
  • Cedarhurst, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: What is the amount of the lien?


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