It is not always easy to get the gold you have earned in Golden State. California, like all other states, has mechanical lien laws to help builders and suppliers like you get paid. Like all other states, California’s mechanical lien law is confusing and complex. So, you need to know how the law works so you can file a reasonable lien and protect your right to be paid. Here are 5 things you need to know about California’s mechanical lien law in order to successfully file your next lien.