A lien created by statute that exists in favor of contractors, laborers or material men who have performed work or furnished materials in the erection or repair of a building. meridian. (See principal meridian.)
A formal recorded claim against a property for work and materials for construction or repair of a property. Mechanic's liens attach to both the building(s) and land.
A lien against property, created under state law, to protect the financial interests of those who provided material or labor to construct a building or facility.