§ 3 Mechanic’S Lien On Real Property
§ 4 Extent of Lien
§ 4-A Insurance Proceeds Liable for Demands
§ 5 Liens Under Contracts for Public Improvements
§ 6 Liens for Labor On Railroads
§ 7 Liability for Advance Payments, Collusive Mortgages and Incumbrances
§ 8 Terms of Contract May Be Demanded
§ 9 Contents of Notice of Lien
§ 10 Filing of Notice of Lien
§ 11 Service of Copy of Notice of Lien
§ 11-A Notice of Completion and Acceptance May Be Demanded
§ 11-B Copy of Notice of Lien to a Contractor or Subcontractor
§ 11-C Copy of Notice of Lien to a Contractor or Subcontractor With Respect to Public Improvements Liens
§ 12 Notice of Lien On Account of Public Improvements
§ 12-A Amendment
§ 13 Priority of Liens
§ 14 Assignment of Lien
§ 15 Assignments of Contracts and Orders to Be Filed
§ 16 Assignment of Contracts and Orders for Public Improvement to Be Filed
§ 17 Duration of Lien
§ 18 Duration of Lien Under Contract for a Public Improvement
§ 19 Discharge of Lien for Private Improvement
§ 20 Discharge of Lien After Notice of Lien Filed by Payment of Money Into Court
§ 21 Discharge of Lien for Public Improvement
§ 21-A Vacating Lien for a Public Improvement, by Order of Court
§ 22 Building Loan Contract
§ 23 Construction of Article
§ 24 Enforcement of Mechanic’S Lien
§ 25 Priority of Liens and Assignments Under Contracts for Public Improvements
§ 26 Subordination of Liens After Agreement With Owner
§ 28 Lien of Certain Judgments Postponed
§ 29 Subordination of Liens to Subsequent Mortgage
§ 30 Subordination of Notices of Lis Pendens
§ 31 Discharge of Liens On Sale of Real Property
§ 32 Certain Liens and Claims Not to Be Affected
§ 33 Certain Sections Not to Apply to Laborers’ Liens
§ 34 Waiver of Lien
§ 35 Waiver of Arbitration; Arbitrators’ Award Conclusive
§ 37 Bond to Discharge All Liens
§ 38 Itemized Statement May Be Required of Lienor
§ 39 Lien Wilfully Exaggerated Is Void
§ 39-A Liability of Lienor Where Lien Has Been Declared Void On Account of Wilful Exaggeration
§ 39-C Repossession of Materials Not Used

Terms Used In New York Laws > Lien > Article 2

  • Additional state payments: shall mean payments made to aged, blind and disabled persons who are receiving, or who would but for their income be eligible to receive, federal supplemental security income benefits, whether made by the office of temporary and disability assistance in accordance with the provisions of this title and with title sixteen of the federal social security act, or by the commissioner of the United States social security administration, pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of this title, title sixteen of the federal social security act, and provisions of any agreement entered into between the state and such commissioner by which the commissioner agrees to administer such additional state payments on behalf of the state. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • 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.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Countable income: shall mean all of a person's income, in cash or in kind, both earned and unearned, which is not excluded by federal law or regulations or by regulations of the department in determining the need of an individual for supplemental security income benefits or additional state payments, including the income of an individual's eligible spouse, and, if the individual is a child, certain income of such individual's parent or parents with whom he resides. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • 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.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • disabled: shall mean a person having a disability as so defined in section two hundred ninety-two of the executive law. See N.Y. Social Services Law 326-B
  • disabled person: shall mean a person who is unable to engage in any substantial gainful activities by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to result in death or which has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than twelve months; or who, in the case of a child under the age of eighteen, suffers from any medically determinable physical or mental impairment of comparable severity. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • eligible couple: shall mean an eligible individual and his or her aged, blind or disabled spouse, who are living together or who are living apart but have been living apart for less than six months. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • eligible individual: shall mean a person who is eligible to receive additional state payments pursuant to section two hundred nine of this title. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • federal benefit rate: shall mean the maximum payment of supplemental security income payable to a person or couple with no countable income. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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.
  • secretary: shall mean the secretary of the federal department of health, education and welfare. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supplemental security income benefits: shall mean payments made by the secretary of the federal department of health, education and welfare to aged, blind and disabled persons pursuant to title sixteen of the federal social security act. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • 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.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.