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Can A Contractor Pay the Supplier Ahead of the Subcontractor With a Joint Checking Agreement?

We are a subcontractor to a contractor doing State of California Road work. The cutoff for pay estimates for Contractor is the 20th of each month. Our suppliers pre liened the job, but they modify their statement periods for us due to the 20th cutoff for Contractor's estimate period. The contractor is requiring us to provide lien releases from our suppliers using the 30th as a...

07/02/2009   |   Category: Contractors » Construction...   |   State: California   |   #17316

Can I File A Lien on Arizona Owner After Giving Contractor A Lien Release?

The general contractor forced me to sign a lien release that was for $407,000. I had only been paid $289,000 (inclusive of the subject payment). I performed an additional $150,000 of work after the date of the release. The owner fired the general contractor from the job. I filed a lien on the property for the $150,000. The Owner is now suing me stating that they have a li...

06/24/2009   |   Category: Contractors » Construction...   |   State: Arizona   |   #17161

Can we put a lien against a business for work not paid for if there was only an oral contract?

We have a building permit on the building to install of a sign for around $30,000. Can we put a lien or intent to lien on this sign without a written contract but with the permit that was issued through the state? The sign has been under construction for a couple of months and the owner has not paid anything to date.

06/08/2009   |   Category: Contractors » Construction...   |   State: Nevada   |   #16900

How do I as the subcontractor get paid by the contractor since I now have a lien?

We are a subcontractor that has put a lien on 2 different commercial properties due to the fact that the contractor has not paid us in full. The contractor has placed a bond on this. What is our next step? Do we file a civil suit? If yes, how do we get this paperwork? Are there time lines for this? If we are seeking judgment would it now be against the contractor and/or the ...

05/28/2009   |   Category: Contractors » Construction...   |   State: Ohio   |   #16804

What to do if a lien was improperly placed on your property?

A lumber yard had filed a mechanics lien against me for materials used to build a small deck costing $3400.00. This work was done May 2007 by a sub-contractor that was unlicensed . The lumber yard is claiming this was not paid. I recall receiving a preliminary notice by certified mail and asked the worker what this was he said this was a standard procedure when he purchased th...

04/29/2009   |   Category: Contractors » Construction...   |   State: California   |   #16382

Who would a mechanic's lien be filed with to become legal?

We need to file a mechanic's lien today for a balance due on a 9/08 residential contruction job. Do we need to file it with the court or just the town clerk's office?

04/29/2009   |   Category: Contractors » Construction...   |   State: Vermont   |   #16356

How do I fight the construction lien against my property?

I asked a contractor for a bid and told him what I was expecting for cost per sq ft. He said that was doable. The bid came back at 4 times what we discussed. I think he was deceptive and wanted to take me for what he could. How do I best fight the Mechanics Lien he put on my building?

04/28/2009   |   Category: Contractors » Construction...   |   State: ALL   |   #16289

What ways can a contractor lose there lien rights?

What ways can a contractor lose there lien rights?

04/24/2009   |   Category: Contractors » Construction...   |   State: Florida   |   #16126

How do I have a lien removed from my property?

What do I need to do when someone files a lien on my property for work and supplies that he claims he has done? I have questioned his work and ask for a new invoice, which would delete the over charges.

04/15/2009   |   Category: Contractors » Construction...   |   State: North Carolina   |   #16026

What are the requirements to remove a lien against my property?

A lien was filed on Sept. 18th 2008 on my property but no notice was sent to me. I found out about it and was told by the clerk I could file a 'Contest of Lien' which I did last week. But the lien was filed more than 90 days after the last day of any work. Can it be voided and what should I file to get rid of it if it can be voided?

04/15/2009   |   Category: Contractors » Construction...   |   State: Florida   |   #16020
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