Who has the right to a construction lien in Wisconsin?
"Any person who performs, furnishes, or procures any work, labor, service, materials , plans, or specifications, used or consumed for the improvement of land, and who complies with [Wis. Stat. §] 779.02" has the right to a construction lien in Wisconsin. Wis. Stat. § 779.03.
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