When an account is unpaid and overdue, you do not want to rush into filing a lawsuit. Litigation is an expensive, and oftentimes unnecessary remedy (but, don’t let your claims prescribe). A well-drafted demand letter should be sent to non-paying parties before proceeding forward with legal…Read More
Archive | April, 2010
The guide starts out by identifying the “dual purpose” of Florida’s construction lien statutes….Read More
Lien laws vary from state-to-state, but across the country it’s a consistent principle that contractors and suppliers can only file mechanic’s liens for work they perform on a construction improvement project.
This begs the very important…Read More
Combining the iPad and zlien’s proprietary Lien Pilot provides your company the perfect lien management solution that can be used in the office, at home or while on a job site. We picked up our own iPad this week, and after testing out the site we’re happy to report that…Read More
Over the past 7 days, we’ve had trouble with our server on 2 occasions…which, unfortunately, has resulted in the inaccessibility of our websites. It has also affected the delivery and receipt of email with us.
We apologize for these problems.
Our tech folks assure us that the issues has been…Read More
Preparing and signing a comprehensive construction contract is your construction company’s best way to take a proactive approach to collections.
A good contract can help your company avoid collection scenarios by:
- Clarifying the scope of work and its costs, to avoid disputes;
- Stipulating that one…
In many states, if the property owner doesn’t know your company is working on a project, you may not have the right to lien. And since it’s impossible for the law to know when a property owner does or does know a fact, laws around the country require contractors…Read More
Possible Consequences of A Construction Lien
Most, if not all, property owners are unaware of the consequences of having a lien filed upon their property. Say they pay the prime contractor they hired in full and the contractor fails to pay those he has hired independently- the owner could…Read More
What is a Miller Act Claim?
How do you file a Miller Act Claim?
Am I entitled…Read More