Mechanic's Lien Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Mechanic's Lien, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Mechanic's Lien?

(n) Mechanic’s lien is the right of the contractor, craftsman, architect etc to have a lien on the property or materials connected to the work lying with him, to use them to recover the payment for his services.