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Be Proactive with Your RIGHT to Payment on Private Construction Projects

If you are a subcontractor or supplier on a private construction project, you want to be proactive regarding your right to payment.   As the maxim goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Being proactive will hopefully … Continue reading

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The Notice of Contest Against Payment Bond

I have talked about recording a Notice of Contest of Lien to shorten the lienor’s stature of limitations to foreclose on the construction lien from one year to sixty days. This same principle applies to a statutory payment bond claims … Continue reading

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Properly Serving the Notice of Nonpayment under the Miller Act

If you are in privity of contract with a subcontractor on a federal project (such as a supplier or subcontractor to a subcontractor) then under the Miller Act you have 90 days from the date you “performed the last of the … Continue reading

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Serving Notice of Non-Payment by Sub-Subcontractors and Suppliers to Subcontractors to Preserve Miller Act Payment Bond Claim

Sub-subcontractors and suppliers to subcontractors that want to preserve Miller Act payment bond rights MUST serve a written notice of non-payment on the prime contractor within 90 days of their last performance of labor or furnishing of materials, i.e., their … Continue reading

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Snippet on Miller Act Payment Bond Claims

Prime contractors on federal construction projects furnish the government with a payment bond known as a Miller Act payment bond. Subcontractors or suppliers pursuing Miller Act payment bond claims must prove: They furnished labor and/or material under a contract (and, … Continue reading

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