Nebraska Revised Statutes Chapter 52. Liens § 52-131. Construction lien;  existence;  amount;  priority;  enforcement

(1) A person who furnishes services or materials pursuant to a real estate improvement contract has a construction lien, only to the extent provided in the Nebraska Construction Lien Act, to secure the payment of his or her contract price.

(2) A lien arises under the act only if the claimant records a lien within the time specified by section 52-137 .

(3) Real estate to which a construction lien attaches is specified by section 52-133 , and limitations on the existence of a lien for materials are specified by section 52-134 .

(4) The amount of a claimant's lien is specified by section 52-136 . The content of the notice of the right to assert a lien to be given to the owner under section 52-136 is specified by section 52-135 .

(5) The priority of a claimant's lien as against other construction-lien claimants is specified in section 52-138 , and priority as against claimants other than construction-lien claimants is specified in section 52-139 .

(6) Foreclosure of a lien under the act is governed by section 52-155 , and the time within which an action to foreclose must be brought by section 52-140 .


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