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Can i lien without prelim notice?

Did not send prelim notice. Job is commercial hotel. has not been 90 days. No construction lender. Can I lien?

October 2020 we filed a Stop Payment Notice. The value has increased. Do we file new claim for total?

We are a sub sub contractor for a job. We filed a Stop Payment Notice delay claim in Oct 2020. Since then we have additional delay claim costs plus we have an additional claim regarding unfunded change orders. Do we file two new claims or is there a better method to handle?...

Seeking legal advise about the desputes between my cantractor and I(Homeowner)

My contractor did a very poor work,when we asked him to redo,he refused it.I asked him stop the work first ,and let me find the 3rd party to evaluate his work,he was very mad ,and started to do and say something nasty. There are there contractor came in and evaluate his work,they...

Final payment received, job is complete. , need to release mech. Lien

I filed a mechanic lien and now job is completed and got paid so now I need to release mech lien. How do I do that ?

Mechanics lien

The plumber I hired performed a sloppy, rushed job. The work isn’t to local code and won’t pass inspection. The work is also incomplete as the agreement was to pay 70% on completion of rough-in. However the plumber has issued a 5k bill based on work up to that point (which is...

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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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