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Will a mechanic's lien cease to be effective in 2 years?

I have a friend who owns a house and hired a contractor to do some work. The contractor did not finish the work and my friend is unwilling to fully pay him. So the contractor has put a lien on his property for the 2000.00 expected to pay. The attorney fees that...

what kind of lien form

hello, what kind of lien form do I use for a job I did for a homeowner and didnt get the final payment. thanks

Can you request for a change order to be paid before the work begins?

I'm on a state project that pays after ever 30-45 day and I don't want to absorb any additional cost before receiving a payment.

Can a general contractor legally ignore request for a detailed invoice?

The general contractor, who is new at his business, has submitted invoices that are not detailed. We have requested by certified letter and e-mails for clarification of work areas listed on the invoice and also questioning his up charges ranging from 15-80% as discovered when contacting the sub contracting companies involved on...

Am I responsible to pay for hours towards correcting a problem?

I told the carpenter not to do something and was ignored causing extra work the next day for the electrician to do his part of the job. The same carpenter was asked to do something and he denied being told the request resulting in extra time to be spent to correct the...

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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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