Archive | October, 2007

“No Liens” Clauses – Are They Valid?

It is ordinary for a subcontractor or supplier to execute a lien waiver after it receives payment for services and/or materials. Construction contracts, however, sometimes go one step further by requiring a subcontractor or supplier to waive its lien rights as a condition of accepting the contract.

There is some question…

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Lien Maze for General Contractors – Louisiana

The Louisiana Private Works Act contains the legal requirements for general contractors to reserve and file “liens.” If you’re a small general contractor doing work in Louisiana, its critical for you to familiarize yourself with the contents of this Act and the special requirements applicable to general contractors to file…

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