§ 32-28-3-0.2 Application of certain amendments to prior law
§ 32-28-3-1 Mechanic’s liens; persons to whom available; effect of contract provisions; credit transactions; restrictions
§ 32-28-3-2 Extent of lien; leased or mortgaged land
§ 32-28-3-3 Notice of intention to hold lien; filing
§ 32-28-3-4 Validity of certain notices of intention to hold lien
§ 32-28-3-5 Recording notice; priority of lien
§ 32-28-3-6 Enforcement of lien
§ 32-28-3-7 Sale to satisfy lien; consolidation of actions
§ 32-28-3-8 Insufficient proceeds of sale
§ 32-28-3-9 Subcontractor’s, journeyman’s, or laborer’s liens; notice; actions
§ 32-28-3-10 Property owner’s notice to lienholder to file action to foreclose the lien; lienholder’s failure to file; recording of owner’s affidavit; release from lien
§ 32-28-3-11 Undertaking to pay judgment and cost
§ 32-28-3-12 Railroads; labor and materials; lien
§ 32-28-3-13 Notice of intention to hold lien
§ 32-28-3-14 Attorney’s fees
§ 32-28-3-15 Accepting payment for labor or materials subject to outstanding indebtedness
§ 32-28-3-16 Waiver of right to a lien voiding contract
§ 32-28-3-17 Provision that contract subject to laws of another state void
§ 32-28-3-18 Receipt of payment from third person not limiting right to lien

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 32 > Article 28 > Chapter 3 - Mechanic's Liens

  • 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.
  • Attorney: includes a counselor or other person authorized to appear and represent a party in an action or special proceeding. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Clerk: means the clerk of the court or a person authorized to perform the clerk's duties. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • 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
  • in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Verified: when applied to pleadings, means supported by oath or affirmation in writing. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5