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Iowa Lien, Notice, Waiver Forms and Construction Payment Resources

Iowa Construction Lien & Payment Forms

Iowa Free Lien, Notice, Payment Forms

Notice of Commencement

Schedule of Values

Change Order

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False mechanics lien placed t hurt my business; what can I do

I had a contractor boyfriend who was to go in business with my fix and flip company. I was forced to end the relationship due to the abuse and also refused to bring him into my business. He threatended to take everything from me and since has started the process. I am...

What do o do if the county has not paid me or given me a punch list that they said they would send but have not

Construction project in iowa county library. Have not been paid for completion What do I do. The job was completed in March. Do I send a demand or a payment letter since it is a public job? No lien can be filed for public jobs

Do Iowa mechanics liens need to be notarized?

I keep finding conflicting information online regarding whether Iowa mechanics liens need to be notarized. The MNLR website has liens filed with and without, the Secretary of State form does not include a notary block, but the lien form provided by the Iowa State Bar Association does! Please advise, I'd love to...

Preliminary notice or Notice of Intent first?

We haven't received payment from the General Contractor who hired us. We had never sent the homeowners or GC a preliminary notice. Its been about 90 days since we have been waiting on payment. Am I still able to send a preliminary notice? Or can I just go ahead and said a...

Can we file a mechanics lien

We did work on a school for a contractor the job was completed however the contractor has refused to pay the remaining $9000 of the bid. Should we go to the school board to force payment or can we file a lien against the contractor?

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What You Need To Know About Construction Payment in Iowa

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