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8 months and 32,500 later my 900 square foot basement is still not finished. The contract is requesting another payment of 8,500 (the original contract was for 35,000 but that was before I insisted on permits). Three weeks into the process, I insisted that permits be pulled and he said it would...

We processed a release of lien can we reinstate it or

We are a contractor. We put a lien on a customer for $14,000 plus. She emailed and said she would pay if we released the lien. I did that. And now she is not responding. What should we do please

What should I do about this bogus mechanic’s lien?

I have paid invoices in his business name, however he put the mechanic’s lien in his name. He was paid. This is a bogus lien. What shall I do?

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Hello, I completed a job for a client who used a 203k loan through Loan Depot. I was paid half upfront. After we finished bathroom the client signed a certificate of completion. As a condition of getting the rest of my money I had to sign a lien waiver. After checking the...

Can we put a mechanics lien on the property

My husband received a house from his stepmother after his father's death. We moved in and started construction on the proy,which in all reality it should have been condemned. The stepmoyhas seen the progress we have made, $20,000 dollars later and now wants us out of the property. Can we put a...

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What You Need To Know About Construction Payment in Illinois

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