ST. LOUIS – The owner of a St. Louis property alleges an Illinois resident filed a lien he believes is invalid.

William Mashaleh filed a complaint on April 5 in the St. Louis Circuit Court against Hassan A. Abrahim seeking declaratory judgment.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Dec. 28, 2017, defendant filed a purported mechanic's lien against plaintiff's property. The plaintiff alleges he requested the defendant release the lien and the defendant refused. Mashaleh alleges the defendant did not have a written contract with him and that the defendant did not provide a written notice of the lien.

The plaintiff is seeking declaration from the court that the lien is invalid and null.

The plaintiff seeks an order nullifying the document filed by the defendant and the release of the said lien, litigation expenses and all further relief that is just and proper. He is represented by Lester C. Stuckmeyer Jr. in St. Louis.

St. Louis Circuit Court case number 1822-CC00668

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