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Schedule of Values

Change Order

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Lien has been filed. Now I need a lawyer to file suit to enforce the lien. Can you help

Unconditional Waiver Progress Payment

I am submitting a Unconditional Wiaver on progress Payment for November 2023. When entering dollar amount (the Claimant has received the following progress payment) is it just for payments received in November 2023 or for the total payments received Jan - Nov? Lynn Mihalik

My client got a lawyer for not to remove the lienand avoid to pay the lien; what shoul I do?

I am a contract a lien was submitted, long story short, he had hired a lawyer to remove the lien. the lawyer had a process on the court to draw the lien yesterday 1/15/2023, at 8:00 AM and I was notified the same day at 5:00 PM

Dispute with the contractor and abandonment of the project

I am a property owner where my contractor walked away from the job introducing an un-approved change order. He has already collected 85% of total payment from 7out of 8 milestones but only completed 75-85% of each milestone work. At the final stage he introduced a change order for the work done...

can i file a lien?

the project was completed on Aug 31. she made a partial payment on oct 26. she still owes $1030. What are my options?

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What You Need To Know About Construction Payment in California

This page helps you find the free California construction forms you need and answers to all of your questions about construction payment in California. Learn how documents such as pay applications, notices, contracts, lien waivers, mechanics liens, and more fit into California’s construction payment process and download your free lien, notice, or waiver forms. Select a document to learn more about how it applies to construction projects in California, see your specific requirements, and download a free PDF to get started.

It’s essential to exchange these documents when payments are flowing smoothly and when payment problems arise. These resources will help you navigate the payment process, increase visibility and communication, and avoid payment issues. But, if the need arises, they can also help you resolve payment problems and get paid what you earn.

If you need more information or can’t find the answer to a question, you can ask a licensed attorney for free and get a response fast.

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