Welcome to the website that helps you prevent payment disputes in construction, using the Illinois Mechanics Lien Act. You can learn about mechanics lien fundamentals by reading the pages you will find through the links at the left of these pages (the boxes).

Every participant in a construction project should have a fundamental understanding of the mechanics lien process, preferably from the beginning of the project. Chances are that you have found this site due to an immediate need. The old saying applies to mechanics liens, too: "Better late than never!" Once you know the fundamentals, you can use the legal procedure outlined by the Illinois Legislature to prevent and avoid problems before they arise, and to minimize them before they spiral out of control.

 The "Contact" page has information on how to reach me.

Thanks for your interest!

  


Copyright (entire site) 2002, 2003, Thomas J. Westgard

see my page about the ARDC (site)

Chicago Web site design and hosting by
FutureSolutions.Net

Claim For Your Right