What would you do if an online profile about you was full of errors? Many people access these profiles -- employers, clients, landlords -- even creditors. If the information were significantly inaccurate it could seriously impact your life, couldn't it?
If you're a contractor, subcontractor or material supplier involved in construction projects in New York, you've probably filed a mechanic's or materialman's lien against a property when a contractor hasn't paid you for your work or materials. It's one of your most efficient and effective ways of obtaining payment, but it's not foolproof. If you don't file a lien properly and act within designated time limits, you could lose your right to use this valuable collections tool.