materialman's lien
materialman's lien
A statutory lien afforded to persons who furnish materials for the construction, improvement or alteration of a structure (SA-Bankruptcy.com)

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  • materialman's lien — see lien Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • materialman's lien — A lien now generally provided under mechanic s lien statutes for the protection of one who supplies materials for use in the construction of a building or other improvement. See mechanic s lien …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • materialman's lien — By statute in most states, a person who furnishes material for the construction, improvement or alteration of a building or other structure has a priority for payment of his claim based on his lien as a supplier of such materials. See also… …   Black's law dictionary

  • materialman's lien — By statute in most states, a person who furnishes material for the construction, improvement or alteration of a building or other structure has a priority for payment of his claim based on his lien as a supplier of such materials. See also… …   Black's law dictionary

  • materialman's lien — noun : a lien on property for materials supplied compare mechanic s lien …   Useful english dictionary

  • materialman's lien — A lien against real property created under state laws that give a person who supplies materials used to repair or improve real estate the right to place a lien against the property if that person is not paid. American Banker Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • lien, materialman’s — n. See lien, mechanic’s The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • materialman's maritime lien — The lien upon a ship under federal or state statute for necessary materials or supplies furnished the vessel in port, especially her home port. 48 Am J1st Ship §§ 552 et seq …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Mechanic's lien — A mechanic s lien is a security interest in the title to property for the benefit of those who have supplied labor or materials that improve the property. The lien exists for both real property and personal property. In the realm of real property …   Wikipedia

  • mechanic's lien — noun lien to secure payment for work and materials in erecting or repairing a building or other structure • Hypernyms: ↑lien • Hyponyms: ↑garageman s lien * * * noun : a lien against a building and its site to assure payment for construction work …   Useful english dictionary

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