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Sub of GC is filing a lien against my house, but its for work he was already paid for.

I hired a GC to do a home renovation in GA. The GC hired an electrician, who was later fired for not communicating/showing up when scheduled. The electrician started contacting me (the homeowner) directly with threatening messages that included "I am going to love filing a lien on your house" and "let...

Conditional vs. Unconditional Lien Waivers

We are working for a General Contractor who is asking for an unconditional lien waiver after payment of invoice where an interim (conditional) lien waiver was previously submitted prior to paying the next invoice. Does Georgia have a form for an unconditional lien waiver that is separate from a Final Lien Waiver...

Are there requirements to enforce the lien by court action or can you just let it lapse if the cost are too high

An architect in Bibb County, Georgia, would like to file a mechanics lien for nonpayment for work agreed to in a signed contract. Is he forced in Georgia to automatically go to Superior court to enforce it if he files a mechanics lien, or, could he then go to small claims court?

Requirements for filing a mechanics lien for a registered architect for nonpayment. last date of service was 12/4/2021

He is an architect, a design professional, with a contract directly with the client. He has been paid nothing. We know we have 90 days to file a lien. 89 days which would be Wednesday March 3. Do we need to file a preliminary notice or intent to file a lien prior...

How Long Before Filing Lien on Invoice with No Interim Lien Release?

We have a construction project in Georgia where we are submitting monthly pay applications. We have not been paid on application #2 and it is nearing 60 days from the time the application was submitted, however an interim lien release has not been requested for that specific pay application. Since the interim...

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What You Need To Know About Construction Payment in Georgia

This page helps you find answers to all of your questions about construction payment in Georgia. Learn how documents such as pay applications, notices, contracts, lien waivers, mechanics liens, and more fit into Georgia’s construction payment process. Select a document to learn more about how it applies to construction projects in Georgia and to see your specific requirements.

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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