By: Kenney & Sams, P.C.

Homeowners were entitled to summary discharge of a mechanic’s lien filed by a contractor that could not produce the original contract referenced in its filing but later produced a nearly identical contract for a different amount, a Superior Court judge has decided.

Case Information:

Atlas Contracting, Inc. v. Saleh, et al.

The Issue: Were homeowners entitles to a summary discharge of a mechanic’s lien filed by a contractor that could not prodcue the original written contract reference in the lien but later produced a nearly identical written contrat for a slightly lower amount?

Decision: Yes (Middlesex Superior Court)


Aaron H. Huchins, Esq. of Northborough (plaintiff)
J. Nathan Cole, Esq. of Kenney & Sams, Boston (defense)

Please click here to view the article from Lawyers Weekly

By Eric T. Berkman, Lawyers Weekly Correspondent