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Complicated Project Role Can Make a Difference for a Miller Act Claim

As the Construction Payment Blog has discussed before the Miller Act can sometimes be confusing, especially as to which parties are enabled to make a claim. While the Miller Act is very broad about the what type of labor and/or materials give rise to a claim (nearly everything furnished to a federal construction project) it…

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Lien Law: How Do You Lien NASA?

I had a client call in today, who was wondering how he can file a lien on a project he is working on. This is a very normal call for us here at zlien , but the interested part of this request is that the client worked on…

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What Lien Rights Do You Have On A Federal Project?

When you perform work on a private commercial or residential project you likely have a mechanics lien right. When you work on a state, county or municipal project, you likely have some type of state bond or state lien right available.  But what happens when you’re on a federal project?…

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Miller Act Applies When Doing Construction In The Nation’s Attic

Reading the Wall Street Journal last week, I stumbled across “Shaking Up The Smithsonian,” which suggests that the world’s largest museum network is launching an “aggressive building boom.”  This got me thinking about the mechanics lien or bond claim rights on these projects, because I’m sure we’ll have clients starting…

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