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Gdavila, Home Buyer in Dallas, TX

What is the procedure for fil"g a lien on ones property for lack of payment on a pave"nt job? approx $400 due

Asked by Gdavila, Dallas, TX Mon May 11, 2009

Quote $4447 which was paid in full. we didn't sign a contract, this was a verbal agreement. Contractor is harrassing me on an add'l price for permit and bond so he says. Please advice. Can he put a lien on my property for that amount.

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Confer with attorney however in future have all in writing. Did you request for receipts and money paid? Thought about splitting the difference not worth time vested in dispute?

There are certain statues for a contractor lien a property.

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon May 11, 2009
Gdavila,

I found this article written by a law firm in North Richland Hills regarding residential construction requirements for property in Texas:

http://www.fostereast.com/mechanic_lien.shtml

I think you'll find this article very interesting. After reading it, contact a real estate attorney for answers to your specific situation and don't be afraid to ask them if they charge for the initial consultation, many do not.

After you speak with the attorney, I think it will put your mind at ease.

Good luck.

Best Regards,

Rich
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon May 11, 2009
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