- A claim made against a property, typically a building, to ensure payment for work done, such as construction services, or materials supplied
- A legal claim on real estate made by a worker or supplier who has not been paid for labor, services, or supplies used to enhance the property
- The contractor filed a mechanic's lien against the property when the owner refused to pay for the renovation project.
- To protect their interest, the supplier of construction materials established a mechanic's lien on the property undergoing development.
- The homeowner risked losing their house due to a mechanic's lien placed on it by the unpaid laborer.
- Due to unpaid bills, the contractor placed a mechanic's lien on the property.
- To recover their debt, the supplier considered taking legal action and imposing a mechanic's lien.
- Failure to pay the plumber resulted in a mechanic's lien on the homeowner's property.