2017 Nebraska Revised Statutes
Chapter 52 - LIENS
52-144 Waiver of construction lien rights; what constitutes; validity; effect.

Universal Citation: NE Code § 52-144 (2017)

52-144. Waiver of construction lien rights; what constitutes; validity; effect.

(1) A written waiver of construction lien rights signed by a claimant requires no consideration and is valid and binding, whether signed before or after the materials or services were contracted for or furnished. Ambiguities in a written waiver are construed against the claimant.

(2) A written waiver waives all construction lien rights of the claimant as to the improvement to which the waiver relates unless the waiver is specifically limited to a particular lien right or a particular portion of the services or materials furnished.

(3) A waiver of lien rights does not affect any contract rights of the claimant otherwise existing.

(4) Acceptance of a promissory note or other evidence of debt is not a waiver of lien rights unless the note or other instrument expressly so declares.

Source

  • Laws 1981, LB 512, ยง 20.

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