Oklahoma Mechanics and Materialmen’s Lien Checklist

Dear Reader, If you contact this firm regarding a Mechanic’s Lien, we will ask you the questions noted below, and ask to review the important documents. Chances are, you will not have all the information. Don’t worry, we will take the lead. Regards, Gary Quinnett
 

  • Lien Claimant means any person or business that provides work, material or equipment for real estate construction.
  • Lien Claimant’s Name:
  • How much is the Lien Claimant owed:
  • Owner of Property:
  • Person in possession of property, if other than owner:
  • Written or oral agreement authorizing services:
  • Person at whose request services were rendered:
  • General Contractor, if other than lien claimant:
  • Location of Property (street address and legal description including county):
  • Description of Construction Project:
  • Labor performed and/or materials furnished:
  • Statement that work fully performed, or explanation why work not fully performed:
  • Statement that all materials delivered were used in project:
  • Date labor commenced:
  • Date labor completed:
  • Description of change orders if any:
  • Description of back charges if any:
  • To your knowledge, are there any other lien claimants?
  • Has the debtor made any claims about the work not meeting expectations?
  • Do you want future business from the debtor?
  • Is your corporation/LLC in good standing the Oklahoma Secretary of State?
  • Are your licenses current with the Oklahoma Construction Industries Board?

Attorney will wish to review:

  • Contract
  • Work orders
  • Change orders
  • Correspondence with debtor, including e-mails
  • Invoices
  • Itemized listing of charges, including payments made
  • Any correspondence with others regarding debt (for example insurance adjustor)
  • Telephone number for debtor’s representative

On August 27, 2013, Gary Quinnett presented a legal seminar on commercial real estate issues. The attendees rated him "Excellent"