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California Construction Legal Form FAQs

California’s unique laws can make getting paid a challenge. These FAQ pages are a great place to learn the basics and continue your journey to becoming a payment hero.


California lien &
payment FAQ’s

Recent questions and answers about California payment

Does it make sense to send a prelim in this case or do I just have to sue him?

I have been working time and material on a verbal contract for several project addresses for the same client for several months. He has always paid me within a week or so on the same terms. Note that the first project I did for him I do...

Incorrect amount on the NOI, how to correct?

Initially filed a NOI but found out that the amount owed was incorrect. I cancelled the NOI since we decided to go straight to filing a Mechanics Lien. Unfortunately, the NOI has already been mailed to the homeowner. What steps do I need to take to make...

Can I file a mechanics lien?

I'm a General contractor who oversaw a project and did minimal work at this property that added up to $22,000 But I didn't file a prelien notice, can I still file a mechanics lien?

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