Authored by attorney Neil Lowenstein1
Like many states, North Carolina has “Little Miller” code provisions intended for the protection of those that furnish labor or materials for North Carolina public projects since those persons cannot claim claims of lien against the real property. It covers the construction, reconstruction, alteration or repair of any public building or other public work or public improvement, including highways (NCGS § 44A-25). Below is a summary of certain key aspects of North Carolina’s public project payment bond laws:
Copyright 2015, Vandeventer Black LLP. Lien rights involve complex legal requirements. This summary of North Carolina mechanic’s lien laws is for general informational purposes and is not intended as specific legal advice.
1 Neil Lowenstein is licensed in North Carolina, as well as Virginia and the District of Columbia. Neil chairs Vandeventer Black’s Construction and Government Contracts Practice Group.
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