Every Friday, we select a few articles from the week that we think are worth your time as a construction financial manager (CFM). We look for compelling articles not only about financial topics, but about business, technology, and…Read More
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The Hammering Man in Seattle, WA in front of the Seattle Art Museum. Hammering Man sculptures are installed all across the world celebrating the laborer. They work all year long,…Read More
Generally speaking, when working on a private construction project in Florida, you must deliver a “Notice To Owner” to preserve your mechanics lien rights. Like any law, there are exceptions. This post reviews the rule, the exceptions and…Read More
On private projects in Washington state, all material suppliers and most subcontractors must deliver a preliminary notice within 60 days of first furnishing labor or materials to a construction project. Failing to send this preliminary notice will…Read More
The laborer is present at every construction project across the world. He or she is the sweat on the brow of the project, doing the hard work day-in and day-out to ensure buildings get erected and project specifications are correctly delivered. And based on my experience in mechanic lien laws…Read More
Gerard Simington with “FindAnAttorneyForMe.com” published an informative article that warns businesses about using free legal forms found on the internet.
The Internet has placed legal information and legal forms at our fingertips — and its easy to forget sometimes that the law is a very complicated subject, and legal forms…Read More
It’s difficult to stress how beneficial filing a lien can be for your company when attempting to collect on a non-paying project. However, this begs the very important, and sometimes difficult to answer question: Are you legally entitled to lien?
In Louisiana, the lien statutes are drafted with…Read More
There are some customers or prime contractors who will not pay you after a significant amount of work, labor, services and materials have been invested into performing a job. The founder of zlien’s father and grandfather were both general contractors in New Orleans, LA, so we know your frustration.
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…Read More