§ 33-981 Lien for labor; professional services or materials used in construction, alteration or repair of structures; preliminary twenty day notice; exceptions
§ 33-982 Claim of lien by assignee of contract or account for material furnished or labor performed
§ 33-983 Lien for improvements to city lots or other land
§ 33-984 Lien for labor or materials furnished mill, factory or hoisting works
§ 33-985 Lien for labor or materials furnished domestic vessel
§ 33-986 Lien for labor in cutting wood, logs or ties
§ 33-987 Lien for labor or materials furnished on waterways, highways, excavations or land
§ 33-988 Lien for labor or materials furnished railroad
§ 33-989 Lien for labor or material furnished mines and mining claims; priority
§ 33-990 Posting of “no lien” notice by owner not operating mine; violation; classification
§ 33-991 Lands to which liens extend; rural lands; city lots; subdivision lots; mining claims
§ 33-992 Preference of liens over subsequent encumbrances; professional services liens
§ 33-992.01 Preliminary twenty day notice; definitions; content; election; waiver; service; single service; contract
§ 33-992.02 Proof of mailing of preliminary twenty day notice; receipt; affidavit
§ 33-993 Procedure to perfect lien; notice and claim of lien; service; recording; definitions
§ 33-994 Right of owner of property against which lien is claimed to withhold payment to original contractor; procedure
§ 33-995 Duty of contractor to defend action on claim of lien by person other than a contractor; rights of owner against contractor; other rights
§ 33-996 Joinder of persons claiming liens; claimant as party defendant; intervention
§ 33-997 Sale of property to satisfy lien
§ 33-998 Limitation of action to foreclose lien; attorney fees
§ 33-999 Right of lienholder to have land and improvements sold together or separately; right of purchaser to possession
§ 33-1000 Priority among mechanic’s and materialman’s liens; prorating proceeds of foreclosure sale
§ 33-1001 Priority of claims for current wages owed by owner of property under levy
§ 33-1002 Definitions; inapplicability of certain liens to owner-occupied dwelling; waiver void
§ 33-1003 Payment bond in lieu of lien right; bond purposes and conditions; recording
§ 33-1004 Discharge of mechanic’s liens; bond; limitations of actions; discharge of surety; judgment
§ 33-1005 Payments made in trust
§ 33-1006 Release of mechanic’s and materialman’s liens; liability
§ 33-1007 Definition of professional services
§ 33-1008 Waiver of lien

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 33 > Chapter 7 > Article 6 - Mechanics' and Materialmen's Liens

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • professional services: means architectural practice, engineering practice or land surveying practice as defined in section 32-101. See Arizona Laws 33-1007
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing issued in the name of the state or by a court or judicial officer. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215