Can a sub-contractor file a Bond Claim without having properly filed a 20-day notice?
I was reading a Levelset article discussing the changes made in 2011 by SB 293, Padilla. The article states that:
“[t]here is no longer a safety net allowing claims at the completion of construction, and therefore, those who do not properly send their preliminary notices on-time, will no longer have any rights to make a claim against the payment bond or to file a stop notice.”
As I understand it, a subcontractor can still make a claim against a payment bond under the rules of CA Civ Code section 9560. Am I missing something in my reading?