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Construction Liens Don’t Last Forever!

I had a contractor with a construction lien call me up the other day wanting to take action on its lien. However, I could not assist this contractor with its lien.  The lien expired by operation of law…for two different … Continue reading

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Lienor in Direct Privity of Contract with Owner MUST Serve Contractor’s Final Payment Affidavit

I have had a few cases as of late representing an owner where the contractor in direct privity of contract with the owner failed to serve its contractor’s final payment affidavit on the owner prior to foreclosing on its construction … Continue reading

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Contractor’s Final Payment Affidavit

For contractors in direct contract with the owner, the construction lien is the first step to filing a construction lien foreclosure lawsuit.  The next step is that the contractor MUST deliver a Contractor’s Final Payment Affidavit to the owner at least … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Lien Transfer Bonds (to Transfer the Construction Lien)

Remember that construction liens can be transferred to a lien transfer bond to transfer the lien from the real property to the security of a bond.   Thus, when the lienor forecloses on its lien, they are not foreclosing on the … Continue reading

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