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The Construction Report helps you understand Texas mechanic's liens, materialman's liens, payment bond claims, and construction and surety laws, issues, and principles. The Construction Report helps you prepare mechanic’s liens and payment bond claims, and to assess the validity of mechanic's liens and payment bond claims. The Construction Report also details recent court cases and legal developments.

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