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Is A Monthly Notice Required For Louisiana Material Suppliers? Legal Controversy Brewing in Bayou State

Louisiana is generally a “non-notice state,” meaning that the traditional preliminary notice (i.e. must be sent within x days from start of a project) is not required of subcontractors and suppliers. Nevertheless, there are nuanced notice requirements buried throughout the states’ private and public lien statutes. One particular notice, which is sometimes required from material […]

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Preparing A Mechanics Lien Claims Against City Construction Projects in New Orleans

This afternoon I came across an article from one of my favorite publications, published in my hometown: New Orleans City Business. The article is titled “Community Projects Highlight City’s Construction List,” and it predicts that “the summer months in New Orleans will be marked with a spate of public construction projects.” Specifically, between May 29th […]

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Free Florida Mechanic Lien, Bond Claim and Notice To Owner Forms

Here are a few Florida forms that are helpful to anyone furnishing materials, labor or services to construction projects in those states, as well as a description of each. All forms are provided subject to zlien’s terms of use.  These forms relate only to private projects in the state of Florida. Free Florida Mechanics Lien […]

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Louisiana Mechanics Lien: Material Suppliers Guide To Lien and Notice Requirements

It’s been a while since I posted about the lien laws in my home state of Louisiana. Plus, I’ve recently been contacted by a number of material suppliers who are either based in Louisiana or who do business in the state, and they are confused about the state’s notice requirements.  There’s good reason for the […]

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Is Notice Required Before Filing a Construction Lien? Louisiana Law

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 a certain balance. On the one hand, […]

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