University of Miami Law Review

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Mechanics' Liens


In 1977 and 1978 the Florida Legislature made extensive amendments to the Mechanics' Lien Law. The statute, however, remains intricate and elusive for builder, lawyer and lienor alike. The authors review the amendments and case law of the past two years and offer suggestions on how to avoid the many pitfalls of the statute. In addition, the article contains a section devoted to the equitable lien.