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In any action or proceeding to enforce a mechanic's lien upon a private or public improvement or in which the validity of the lien is an issue, if the court shall find that a lienor has wilfully exaggerated the amount for which he claims a lien as stated in his notice of lien, his lien shall be declared to be void and no recovery shall be had thereon. ?No such lienor shall have a right to file any other or further lien for the same claim. ?A second or subsequent lien filed in contravention of this section may be vacated upon application to the court on two days' notice.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New York Consolidated Laws, Lien Law - LIE § 39. Lien wilfully exaggerated is void - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/lien-law/lie-sect-39/
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