What is a Construction Lien?

Cesar Montalvo Construction Law

We have all heard of the term “lien”, but few people (including lawyers) can explain their meaning and significance. At The Law Offices of Cesar A. Montalvo, we explain it as a “a legal security” for payment.  A lien is proscribed by statute (enacted by our legislature) or in equity (provided by common-law principles).  In Texas, both our Constitution and …