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Owners: Be Prudent, Engage Counsel, Don’t Deal with Liens on Your Own

I receive numerous calls from owners that have a construction lien recorded against their property.  Of course, in most instances, the owner disputes the lien amount and, in fact, the lien in its entirety.  This is ok. The owners are … Continue reading

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Recording a Notice of Contest of Lien Against Payment Bond

As a general contractor, if you receive a notice of nonpayment from a claimant that is preserving its rights under your payment bond, you can record a Notice of Contest of Claim Against Payment Bond.  This is similar to a … Continue reading

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Owners that have Construction Liens Recorded Against their Property

I get quite a few calls from owners that have a construction lien recorded against their property.  The question is always: “What do I do?”  Every situation is different and the amount of the lien sometimes dictates the most efficient … Continue reading

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“Show Cause” Lawsuit to get a Construction Lien Cancelled

If a construction lien is recorded on your property, you have options.  One such aggressive option is to file a “show cause” lawsuit against the lienor giving the lienor 20 days to show cause why its lien should not be … Continue reading

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Construction Lien Amendment Considerations

A construction lien can be amended by recording an amended lien. Keep in mind, though, that the amended lien still needs to be recorded within 90 days of the lienor’s final furnishing to be valid. In certain situations, an owner … Continue reading

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