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Illinois Construction Legal Form FAQs

Illinois’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.

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Illinois lien &
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What does it mean that Illinois is a partial pay state vs a pay in full state??

I've sent a notice of intent to lien and my client paid only a small portion of the balance owed. I'm planning to move forward with filing a mechanics lien but I'm curious to know if it will require the client to pay the balance in full.

is it worth it to file a small claims court

I was a subcontractor on a project and never paid by the contractor. They have since been fired from the job and i think my only means to recover my unpaid funds is to file a lawsuit, the outstanding balance is 5k. Im curious if it's worth...

Is the contractor liable for poor installation of flooring?

Following water damage on the floor of my apartment, a remediation firm came to remove the flooring and do all the drying etc. They then sub-contracted out the rebuild. The rebuild was installed but now (either due to poor install or poor material quality) there is damage...

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