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Are lein waivers required in some states?

We came across this information at this link below, giving us the impression that some states require lien waivers to be files for all projects. Is this the case? If so, what other states require waivers an notices all the time? https://www.levelset.com/news/get-fined-if-you-dont-send-californias-preliminary-notice/

What is the Minnesota statue that forbids the waiving of the right to file a mechanics lien?

What is the Minnesota statue that addresses the following: Minnesota specifically forbids the waiving of the right to file a mechanics lien or make a claim against a payment bond prior to the actual receipt of payment. Any such waiver is void and unenforceable. However, the statute specifically notes that the waiver...

How to indicate partial or final on lien waiver

We get various lien waivers from our general contractors. Some have the invoice # listed on lien waiver for which the payment is being made. Even though the project may not be complete (we may do additional work and bill for that work), the payment is "in full" for the referenced invoice(s)....

invoice amount with/without retainage?

Hello, if you are submitting an invoice along with your AIA documents, should the amount on your invoice amount include or exclude the amount of retainage? Thank you, Kelsi 763.308.3890

Do we have to wait until the homeowner sells the property to collect on the mechanic’s lien if the home is paid for?

We are a Minnesota lawn care business. We did yard work (cleaned up the landscape) and billed the home owner ($1,660). The landowner refused to pay. The property is paid for and the owner is using it as a rental. If we issue a mechanic's lien will we have no recourse but...

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What You Need To Know About Construction Payment in Minnesota

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