§ 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 - Mechanics' 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.
  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • 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.