Architect, Engineer, and Design Professional Liens in California: A Different Animal than the Mechanics’ Lien

Most in the construction industry are familiar with the rules of California mechanics’ liens. They know that the Preliminary Notice of Civil Code Section 8034 and 8200-8216 is often the foundational document and that the deadline to record a mechanics’ lien is generally triggered by events occurring at the end of construction, including completion of the work of improvement and the recording of the notice of completion or notice of cessation. Most of these rules are found in California Civil Code sections 8160-8494.

Read Article

The Porter Law Newsletter

Get highlights and insights of the most important legal information delivered right to your email inbox.