This documents referenced in Section 126, Article 22, Title 38, of the Colorado Revised Statutes specifies who will receive funds from a construction loan. Can you advise how this affects lien rights if at all. It may be an outdated document. Thank you in advance. ...Read More
We are a sub sub contractor for a job. We filed a Stop Payment Notice delay claim in Oct 2020. Since then we have additional delay claim costs plus we have an additional claim regarding unfunded change orders. Do we file two new claims or is there a better method to handle? The public entity, direct contractor, surety, etc. are the same....Read More
I worked in 2017 as an independent contractor for a company that built and coordinated the installation of high-end retail window displays. We had worked together for years but payments started taking longer and then became partial payments used to keep the next job going. Eventually the payments stopped. I've been able to get a few payments over the years, however I am stilled owed close to $10,000. Do I still have any legal rights in this instance or have I simply waited and been stringed along for to long? The particular store for this time period was Hugo Boss. I worked in California and the company hired me from New York rather than sending their own employees across the country.
Thank you for your time....Read More
preforming utilities on job. MMUD Inc. is about 99 percent done we were working on final inspectional. we recieved a 48 notice than a termination because we did not have inspections. because they did not follow our VOS and we did not pracrice our lien rights they are holding 116,000.00 ...Read More
In Maryland, how many days does a general contractor have to reject a sub-contractors progress invoice? I have searched everywhere in the prompt payment act for Maryland and it does not specifically address this question. I know in Pennsylvania, the contractor has ten (10) day to approve or reject. I am currently dealing with a contractor who is rejecting my billings 45+ days after the billing cycle. The contractor is in Maryland, the project is in Maryland, and we as the sub-contractor are located in Pennsylvania....Read More
I have a question.
We have a contractor that was to hang drywall, tape and mud. He gave himself 30 days to complete the project. We are now at 34 days, and he is not even 50% complete with the project. We are also not happy with his work quailty.
The total bid was 9000.00, we have paid him 4500.
I just sent him a breach of contract letter through certified mail. Now, he wants to put a mechanics lien on our property for the portion of the work that is not complete.
Can he do that? ...Read More
based on what our scout found one of the jobs we just delivered equipment to is actually a state/county type. does the prelim still protect our company in case the GC doesn't pay? this GC has been hard to collect from in the past. please see what the scout found below. they refuse to provide a surety bond.
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March 17 at 5:04 PM
Tyler Schiro found the job here: DataTree
Project#7558646 - dtx_7558646.pdf
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Can I pay to have an attorney review our Terms and Conditions? For example Payment Default - Partial payments will not be accepted unless otherwise negotiated. Customer hereby agrees if balance amount due not paid within 30 days of job complete Customer shall bear interest at 2.00% of the balance due, a minimum of $35.00 per month added to the total balance owing, Company shall place account in collections and Company shall file a Mechanics Lien on property. Company is protected under this legal doctrine because their materials & labor are "buried" in the customer’s real estate, having become part of it. Mortgage deed holder and Credit Bureau are notified. Company shall file claim in court against Customer if all attempts to collect debt are unsuccessful. Balance payments past 30 days of job complete does not exclude Customer from the filing of the Mechanics Lien. At the Company's discretion, Company may exclude from placing the account in collections. Company will seek finance charges, consequential damages, lien fees, professional fees, and attorney fees if balance not paid within 30 days of job completion. Prevailing party in litigation is entitled to costs and legal fees from the other party....Read More
Although my project is not yet complete, I am anticipating having issues with a possible lien. I have heard that the HVAC subcontractor has not been paid. What can I do, if anything, to head this off at the pass. I live in Michigan....Read More