The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) currently offers 73 different contractor license classifications. Each license covers a specific area of construction expertise. It is extremely important for a contractor to

CSLB Website

The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) was originally established in 1929 as the Contractors’ License Bureau under the Department of Professional and Vocational Standards. Today, the CSLB is part of

House Framing | Professional Design Lien

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

House Framing | Professional Design Lien

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

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