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My primary question is can a consultant that is not a general or sub contractor legally file a lien on property for non payment of fees owed per our contract?
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I am sorry, but no. Mechanic/contractor liens are available for for mechanics and contractors only; not consultants. Unless the property was PROMISED as a collateral, one cannot file a lien. If the property was promised as collateral, one can file a UCC-1 statement, which acts like a lien, although strictly it is not.

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