mechanics lien

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A mechanics or materialmans lien claim may only be foreclosed judicially.
32) Because the homestead protection does not extend to debts incurred for improvements made to the homestead, laborers may secure valid mechanics and materialmans liens against the homestead on which the work was performed, but only by following certain constitutional and statutory procedures.
While all states have mechanic's or materialmans lien laws, their lien laws differ in the manner in which these liens arise and are perfected.