Contractors who secure work in this tough economic market always be prepared for the need to file a mechanics’ lien. Many contractors do not realize that they may be losing
Most contractors know of mechanics liens for services, labor and material supplied for the improvement of a real property. But few know that there is a design lien for licensed
A mechanics’ lien is an involuntary encumbrance against the real property on which the claimant has furnished labor, services and equipment, or material, for the value of the items furnished.
It is a prerequisite to filing a Mechanic’s Lien and/or Stop Notice that any potential lien claimant who does not contract directly with the owner must complete and serve a
Contractors are not in the business of working for free. (Or at least I do not think so.) It is important to define in the construction contract when payment is
Definition of a Change Order A change order is needed when work is added to or deleted from the original scope of work of a contract. Change orders are common in construction projects since unpredicted things happen
The scope of work clause in a construction contract is one of the most critical clauses in the construction contract. Some might say it’s the “foundation” of any construction contract.