§ 52-125 Act, how cited
§ 52-126 Sections, purpose
§ 52-127 Terms, defined
§ 52-128 Contracting owner; presumption of agency
§ 52-129 Protected party, residential real estate, defined
§ 52-130 Real estate improvement contract, defined
§ 52-131 Construction lien; existence; amount; priority; enforcement
§ 52-132 Public property; exempt from lien
§ 52-133 Real estate subject to construction lien
§ 52-134 Lien for materials; conditions; limitations
§ 52-135 Notice of right to assert lien; contents; optional notice to contracting owner; notice, when effective; applicability of section
§ 52-136 Amount of lien
§ 52-137 Attachment and enforcement of lien; recording required; time limitation; attachment, when
§ 52-138 Priority among lien claimants
§ 52-139 Priority of construction liens as against claims other than construction lien claims
§ 52-140 Duration of lien; demand to institute judicial proceedings; continuation of lien during pendency of proceeding
§ 52-141 Surety bond; notice recorded; no lien attaches to real estate; bond, requirements; copy to claimant; action against surety
§ 52-142 Substitution of collateral; release of lien; procedure
§ 52-143 Obligation of claimant to furnish information to other lien claimant; damages; applicability of section
§ 52-144 Waiver of construction lien rights; what constitutes; validity; effect
§ 52-145 Notice of commencement; by whom filed; contents; recording; duration; extension
§ 52-146 Termination of notice of commencement; procedure
§ 52-147 Lien recording; contents
§ 52-148 Amendment of recorded lien
§ 52-149 Assignment of lien rights; recording; effect
§ 52-150 Notice of surety bond; recording; contents
§ 52-151 Substitution of collateral; certificate; recording; contents
§ 52-152 Demand to institute judicial proceedings; recording; claimant’s statement; recording
§ 52-153 Owner’s statement of apportionment of lien; recording; contents
§ 52-154 Discharge of lien; partial release; procedure
§ 52-155 Proceeding to enforce lien
§ 52-156 Recording of notice of termination before abandonment or completion; owner; liability
§ 52-157 Remedies for wrongful conduct
§ 52-159 Substitution of terms; Revisor of Statutes; duties

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes > Chapter 52 > Nebraska Construction Lien Act

  • Action: shall include any proceeding in any court of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • 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.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney: shall mean attorney at law. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Company: shall include any corporation, partnership, limited liability company, joint-stock company, joint venture, or association. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • 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.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Peace officer: shall include sheriffs, coroners, jailers, marshals, police officers, state highway patrol officers, members of the National Guard on active service by direction of the Governor during periods of emergency, and all other persons with similar authority to make arrests. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Person: shall include bodies politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint-stock companies, and associations. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Process: shall mean a summons, subpoena, or notice to appear issued out of a court in the course of judicial proceedings. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: when applied to different states of the United States shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories organized by Congress. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Violate: shall include failure to comply with. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Year: shall mean calendar year. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801