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PAGE v. MARTON ROOFING, INC., 02-0845

In order to perfect a statutory lien under Property Code chapter 53, a subcontractor must file its lien affidavit within thirty days of the time that the original contract is completed, terminated, or abandoned, thus an affidavit filed two months after the contract was terminated is untimely.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/03/2003
  • Published 04/03/2003

Judges

  • Chief Justice PHILLIPS delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice HECHT, Justice OWEN, Justice O'NEILL, Justice SMITH, and Justice WAINWRIGHT joined.

Court

  • Supreme Court of Texas

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • John M. Young, Law Office of John M. Young, Houston, for Petitioner.

  • For Appellees:
  • Nancy Hesse Hamren, Coats Rose Yale Ryman & Lee, P.C., Houston, for Respondent.
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