Part One on this topic of “How low?” discussed the issue of lien claims by remote claimants.  These can be a surprise to an owner or contractor.  Remote claims might come from suppliers and subcontractors perhaps several tiers deep on a construction project.  The limitation on the rights of remote claimants turns on the definition

The extent of lien rights down the chain of subcontractors and suppliers is a perennial question. It can mean big dollars at risk for the potential lien claimant as well as for the owner and general contractor.   Which raises the question, who is simply too remote at the margins to have the right to claim