April 18, 2011
Original Newsletter(s) this article was published in: Blaneys on Building: April 2011
Article By: Sarah Subhan
Actions under the Construction Lien Act involve three distinct stages: pleadings, discovery (in various forms) and trial. It is generally at the interim phase of discovery that the majority of the expense and time is spent in the proceeding. Oral and documentary discovery are not automatic. However, lien claimants have statutory rights under the Construction Lien Act to certain information such as the right to demand certain information from owners, contractors, subcontractors, mortgagees and/or unpaid vendors.
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