You served a preliminary notice, sent a demand letter, filed a mechanic’s lien, contacted parties within the contractual chain, sent another demand letter and you still remain unpaid for the services you provided. With no simple resolution in sight, it’s time to file suit to enforce your mechanic’s lien. Litigation begins when the complaint is filed (aka suit), but what happens next? Things can get a bit confusing, so we have mapped it out for you below.
Remember, it’s important to have a trusted and knowledgeable attorney representing you in any legal action. Please don’t hesitate to contact NCS if you are struggling to collect!
*This chart is for demonstration purposes only and is in no way a guarantee of any particular outcome. NCS does not engage in rendering legal advice. All options should be reviewed by your corporate counsel.