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February 1, 2018

Contractor Lien/Bond Rights in Missouri

The decision by the Supreme Court of Missouri in Brentwood Glass Company, Inc. v. Pal’s Glass Service, Inc., creates a crack in the seamless continuum of payment protection previously afforded to subcontractors on non-residential construction projects in Missouri. Subcontractors have for decades believed – with good cause – that regardless of whether the property on which they worked was privately-owned or owned by a governmental body, they are afforded statutory security for payments due them.