Commercial Collections and Mechanic’s Lien Law

Bailey & Wyant, PLLC has extensive experience in assisting clients with commercial collections, as well as both filing and defending Mechanic's Liens in West Virginia. Our attorneys have represented owners, contractors, materialmen, engineers and architects in both the prosecution and defense of commercial collection and Mechanic's Liens actions. Often times, one of the toughest decisions to make for a commercial client is whether to sue one of its customers in order to collect upon unpaid bills. Bailey & Wyant, PLLC's team of experienced litigators have worked to advise its clients on the pros and cons of prosecuting such a claim, as well as taking steps to collect upon delinquent commercial accounts.

Regarding these accounts, timing is often times everything and the filing of Mechanic's Liens on a project is a very time sensitive matter than can often protect a creditor that has not been paid upon a project. The Mechanic's Lien laws of West Virginia exist to protect creditors by placing a statutory lien upon real property where work, labor, services, and/or materials were provided upon a project. If your company is having difficulty collecting upon its commercial accounts, Bailey & Wyant, PLLC attorneys will use their years of experience to advise regarding the best avenue to attempt to collect upon these accounts and can assist you in the prosecution of claims to attempt to obtain payment on the accounts.

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