Tag Archives: Liens

Tax Liens: What They Are and How to Avoid Them

Like most people, you probably shiver with fear when you receive a notice from the IRS. This is because it’s mostly about collecting what you owe them. Besides, what else can the taxman ask from you besides money? And as … Continue reading

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South Carolina Mechanic’s Liens

South Carolina mechanic’s liens protect a contractor’s right to receive compensation for their work. The lien attaches to the private property where the work was completed so that the contractor has a legal remedy if they aren’t paid. Getting the … Continue reading

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Medical Liens Against Personal Injury Claims

Before you can receive your personal injury settlement, you may be required to pay off certain claim against the proceeds. This can include medical liens that are filed by medical service providers. How Medical Liens Are Filed A doctor, nurse, … Continue reading

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What Qualifies as Necessaries Under the Commercial Instruments and Maritime Liens Act?

Under the Commercial Instruments and Maritime Liens Act (“CIMLA”), 46 U.S. Code § 31342 et. seq., “a person providing necessaries to a vessel on the order of the owner or a person authorized by the owner – (1) has a … Continue reading

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The Fifth Circuit Rules that Louisiana Statutory Mineral Liens Are Extinguished as to Production Payments Sold in Arms Length Transactions, Without Notice

            Most oil and gas producing states have oil and gas mineral lien statutes (similar to what many lawyers know as mechanics and materialman’s lien statutes) that grant automatically arising liens in favor of vendors that provide services in connection with … Continue reading

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