Construction Laws are mainly state laws, which govern many areas of construction business including, excavation, building, moving, conversion, alteration, remodeling, addition, etc. You should know that a contractor that builds a structure on your land has the right to place a mechanic's lien on your property for the cost of labor and materials, which he/she has not been compensated. In some cases, even if you have fully paid the general contractors but they have not paid off their suppliers, sub-contractors or their workers, the unpaid people and entities may be able to place a mechanic's lien against you property. … Scam artists have turned many dreams of home ownership into nightmares of legal entanglements. Make sure you are not one of them. Contact Chosen Lawyers for a free and confidential consultation now. Because, sometimes, an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure!