Tag Archives: Lien

Iowa Supreme Court Narrows Application of Mechanic's Lien Statute

The Iowa Supreme Court recently addressed the question of whether a mechanic’s lien arising from the provision of materials and labor to a tenant can attach to the real property of the landlord where the landlord and the tenant are … Continue reading

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Recent New Jersey Appellate Division Decision Examines The Amended Sections Of The Construction Lien Law

The Appellate Division of New Jersey’s Superior Court recently reviewed the signature requirements for filing a construction lien claim prior to and after the 2011 amendments to New Jersey’s Construction Lien Law.  Our construction attorneys represent contractors in construction law … Continue reading

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Release a Tax Lien

A IRS tax lien is a kind of security interest granted over a property to secure payment of the debt. A tax lien on a property is imposed to secure payment of tax debt. A tax lien may be imposed … Continue reading

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When Can a Court Use Its Discretion to Decline Foreclosure of Property Subject to a Federal Tax Lien?

When Can a Court Use Its Discretion to Decline Foreclosure of Property Subject to an IRS Federal Tax Lien? Judicial discretion to decline foreclosure in Federal tax lien cases is available, but very limited, under 26 U.S.C. § 7403. Courts … Continue reading

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Physical Supplier of Bunkers Lacks Standing to Challenge Validity of Assignment of Maritime Lien to ING Bank

In NuStar Energy Services, Inc. v. M/V COSCO AUCKLAND, No. 17-20246 (5th Cir. Jan. 14, 2019), the U.S. Fifth Circuit concluded NuStar, the physical supplier of bunkers/marine fuel to the M/V COSCO AUCKLAND, lacked standing to appeal the district court’s … Continue reading

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