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CONSTRUCTION LIEN ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 497 of 1980
Part 1


DocumentTypeDescription
Section 570.1101SectionShort title.
Section 570.1102SectionMeanings of words and phrases.
Section 570.1103SectionDefinitions.
Section 570.1104SectionAdditional definitions.
Section 570.1105SectionAdditional definitions.
Section 570.1106SectionAdditional definitions.
Section 570.1107SectionConstruction lien generally.
Section 570.1107aSectionConstruction lien for professional services contract by design professionals; notice of contract; form; recording; validity, effectiveness, and duration of notice; applicability to other liens.
Section 570.1107bSectionConstruction lien for subcontract for professional services with design professional; approval by owner; notice of subcontract; form; recording; validity, effectiveness, and duration of notice; applicability to other liens.
Section 570.1108SectionImprovements to real property; notice of commencement; form; recording; contents of notice; blank notice of furnishing; incorrect information in notice; providing copy of notice and blank notice of furnishing form to subcontractor, supplier, or laborer upon request; posting copy of notice; failure of owner, lessee, or designee to record, provide, or post required notice; failure of contractor or subcontractor to provide notice; section inapplicable to residential structure improvement.
Section 570.1108aSectionImprovement to residential structure; notice of commencement; contents of notice; blank notice of furnishing; incorrect information in notice; providing copy of notice and blank notice of furnishing to contractor, subcontractor, supplier, or laborer upon request; posting copy of notice; failure of owner, lessee, or designee to provide or post notice; failure of contractor or subcontractor to provide notice and name and address of owner or lessee; liability to lien claimant; section applicable to residential structure improvement.
Section 570.1109SectionSubcontractor, supplier, or laborer contracting to provide improvement to real property; service of notice of furnishing; form of notice; effect of failure by lien claimant to provide notice within time specified; failure of laborer to provide notice of furnishing; authorization of agent by laborers to prepare and serve notice.
Section 570.1110SectionSworn statement by contractor or subcontractor; contents; form; notice of receipt; withholding from contractor or subcontractor amount due subcontractors, suppliers, laborers, or lien claimants; direct payments to lien claimants; notice; itemized statement; reliance on sworn statement to avoid claim; failure of contractor or subcontractor to provide sworn statement to owner or lessee prior to recording claim of lien; giving false sworn statement to owner or lessee as crime; total amount; prior convictions; prohibited use.
Section 570.1111SectionClaim of lien; recording; validity; form; assignment; statement; proof of service of notice of furnishing; serving copy of claim of lien and recorded proof of service on designee, owner, or lessee; claim of lien of more than 1 laborer; consideration by court.
Section 570.1112SectionEndorsing and indexing instrument by register of deeds; recording fee; constructive notice.
Section 570.1113SectionMaking available to lien claimant copy of contract and statement of amount due and unpaid; liability of owner or lessee; providing to owner, lessee, or designee statement of labor and material furnished; liability of lien claimant failing to provide statement; honoring request for payment by lien claimant.
Section 570.1114SectionConstruction lien on interest of owner or lessee in residential structure; providing improvement under written contract required; statement; contents.
Section 570.1114aSectionConstruction lien recorded by unlicensed person.
Section 570.1115SectionWaiver of construction lien.
Section 570.1116SectionClaim of lien; vacation and discharge; bond; penal sum; filing; notification of lien claimant; objection to sufficiency of surety; appearance by surety; approval of bond; certificate; recordation; discharge of claim of lien and notice of lis pendens; action by obligee; court order or other relief.
Section 570.1117SectionAction for enforcement of construction lien through foreclosure; notice of lis pendens; agent appointed to represent laborers; parties; action on contract by lien claimant; enforcement of lien by cross-claim or counterclaim where lien claimant party; sworn statement.
Section 570.1118SectionAction to enforce construction lien through foreclosure; circuit court; equitable nature of action; enforcement of lien by cross-claim or counterclaim filed in pending action; duties of court; attorneys' fees.
Section 570.1118aSectionAttachment of claim to residential structure; affidavit; rebuttable presumption of payment by owner or lessee to contractor.
Section 570.1119SectionClaims of lien having equal priority; priority of construction lien over garnishments and over other interests, liens, or encumbrances; attachment; effect of recording; priority of recorded mortgage, lien, encumbrance, or other interest over construction lien; advances; retainage.
Section 570.1120SectionFailure of owner or lessee to perform contract; compensation and additional damages.
Section 570.1121SectionJudgment of foreclosure; sale of real property or improvement; satisfaction of lien from rents, profits, and income; adding tax and insurance premium payments; affidavit; redemption period; conduct of sale; right, title, and interest vested in grantee; final order; deficiency judgment; surplus; bringing sale proceeds into court; redemption.
Section 570.1122SectionAppointing receiver in action to enforce construction lien through foreclosure or in action to foreclose mortgage; petition; motion; finding; appointment; nominations by mortgagee and lien claimant; fiduciary responsibility; appointment of receiver for residential structure or certain apartment buildings prohibited; power of receiver.
Section 570.1123SectionPetition by receiver for authority to complete construction of improvements, borrow money, grant security, or sell real property under foreclosure; sale; redemption period; purchase of real property by lien claimant or mortgagee; right, title, and interest vested in grantee.
Section 570.1124SectionFinal account of receiver; final order directing distribution of assets; order of priority; deficiency judgment; notice of hearing.
Section 570.1125SectionAssignability of construction lien; powers and obligations of assignee.
Section 570.1126SectionConstruction lien concerning condominium; limitations; definitions.
Section 570.1127SectionFull payment of claim of lien; certificate; discontinuance or dismissal of action to enforce lien through foreclosure and to discharge notice of lis pendens; documents; providing discharges of lien and other documents.
Section 570.1128SectionFailure to commence proceedings to enforce lien within time provided by law; certificate; recording; affidavit showing time statement or claim of lien recorded.
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