Trouble getting payment even after sending notice of intent to file lien...hired by the owner so I don't need a prelim right? But on your site it says that my job needs a prelim by the first. Why? Work was done in middle of month.....not that it needs the prelim anyway....the levelset UI comes off as easy to use but is actually not very friendly at all.........Read More
I am a contractor that cleaned for a apartment complex. I stopped services because the check stopped coming. They owe a substantial amount of money. I have emailed questioning payment and no response so far but one response and everything since then no reply.
Can I file a lien and request late fees on overdue invoices....Read More
We sold a load of Plywood to Selected Furniture LLC in Knox, Indiana (invoice date: 8-5-2021). They made some partial payments, but stopped after the last payment on 11/07/2022 ($1,000). The remaining balance is $9,372.39. Silvaris Corporation pursued collections through small claims court in Starke County for $6,000 (small claims limit when filing without legal representation). We received a summary judgment ($6,125 with court costs) which has been signed by the judge. Would a lien be an appropriate next step to pressure the debtor for payment or is there another avenue you would suggest? ...Read More
I am in Indiana and removed a dangerous dead tree from the property and I am not being paid. My lawyer does not think that tree work falls under the Indiana statute but I see case law like referenced in the article above that since I am making a permanent improvement to the property I should be entitled to the mechanic's lien. Thoughts?...Read More
I am a homeowner and I had hired a friend who is a contractor to remodel our home . He has a business and was not able to work during the corona virus . We hired this contractor and gave him a deposit of 7,000 cash ( he had requested cash ) to buy supplies. and then he came back wanting more money saying he needed to pay bills and we gave him 14,000 . The original estimate / contract is only for between 18.400- 19.400 and we over paid him since the original estimate did not include framing out garage lien to and he do extra framing on a bathroom door. He has now quit working on the home and has threatened to put a mechanics lien unless we pay up another 5,000. We have no signed contract of any kind. We have been asking for a breakdown of the bill of what was paid and what he is claiming we still owe. We have no tax ID number and will give us a detailed bill of the supplies purchased. We have been receiving threatening texts . We have damage that this contractor has done to our home.
We have given him a total of 21,000. What can I do in this case . Please help.
We are trying to sell our home and he knows this and says he will file a lien unless we give him the money but, he says he is not providing us with a detailed bill. Bottom line is he was a friend that we trusted....Read More
We received an offer to have the mechanical lien be paid in full and would like to release the lien. Is there a way to do this conditionally so that we can show intent but wait until payment is received, or do we just have to release the lien and hope that the company that owes us the money will pay in full? We want to know our options before we move forward. Thank you!...Read More