If someone you know is recently deceased and you or someone else in the family is not happy with the last wishes in a will, a dispute in probate court could be in your future. However, before you start disputing in probate, you should know that these types of disputes can take years and years to settle. The fastest way to settle a dispute over someone's last will and testament is through mediation services.
If you're a homeowner facing the prospect of some remodeling, you need to know a few things about mechanic liens and lien releases in order to protect yourself. Otherwise, you could run into some serious difficulties down the line. Here's what you should know.
What is a mechanic's lien?
A mechanic's lien gets its name because it was once used exclusively by mechanics, who could put one on a car if they weren't paid for their work.