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I filed a prelien and we have not been paid, it is not 60 days past due...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentJan 18, 2023
California
We have a project that is finished but GC is retaining payment. We would like to proceed with a lien on this project....Read More
Raluca Matte
2 answersAdd commentJan 30, 2023
California
IM A INDAPENDANT WORKER CONTRACTOR DOING A JOB JUST LABOR , MY LICESNE IS NON ACTIVE , CAN ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentFeb 1, 2023
CaliforniaLien on Funds
I’m a GC and the EC was awarded the prime contract and subcontracted me to do all the excavation but did not specify a Class A contractor was required. When I issued the change order they denied it. They owe the balance. I received a demand letter to release the lien based on California Civil Code 8460. Is there anything I can do?...Read More
Ben Calhoun
Waiting for answerAdd commentFeb 1, 2023
California
I didn't file a preliminary notice on time - but the owner didn't say anything about it. Can I file a lien later, if I need to? Isn't it the owners obligation to raise the issue?...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentAug 24, 2017
CaliforniaLien DeadlinesMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
We have filed our liens. It's now time to foreclose. Before doing so we want to see if GC has bonded around our lien. Our lien shows on the Sacramento Recorders site, but not any Bond. Would it show somewhere else? thanks,Marshall...Read More
marshall pepperman
2 answersAdd commentJan 30, 2023
California
My company is a second tier contractor. The contractor has the typical pay when paid stipulation. This contractor is 120 days past due. At what point is a lien filed? Does it depend on invoice date or date of services?...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentAug 24, 2017
CaliforniaLien DeadlinesMechanics Lien
My client wont pay me after more than 96% of his project completed. From first East he was trying to stay under $60k and he added $10100 which he admitted on his text message. Is there anyway you can help me with this matter. I am looking forward to hearing from you soon ...Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
3 answersAdd commentOct 15, 2022
CaliforniaConstruction AccountingConstruction Contract
Hello I am a subcontractor I got hired from general contractor to do a railing job on 12/21/22 and I finished it at 01/06/23 After I asked the general contractor for the payment he told me you still have to do some touchups and I went there and there is another painter over there doing my job without asking me to do it without the permission to do it so if my job is not finished yet then the general contractor he say the homeowner is not paying any money and a general contractor ask me to file a preliminary notice but I already passed the time so I don’t know how to get paid now Can you help me please thank you...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentJan 31, 2023
California
We noticed that the Owner, Direct Contractor, and Construction Lender share the same address, we are wondering if we need to send each recipient a separate Preliminary Notice even though they all have the same address or would one notice suffice the requirement....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJan 31, 2023
CaliforniaPreliminary Notice
I am a home owner with extra land and want to build ADU’s. I need to get a construction loan. I need to know about starting a single person LLC better before or after trying to get approved for the loan. ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentFeb 23, 2022
CaliforniaCash FlowConstruction AccountingConstruction ContractCredit ManagementFactoringPay When Paid
I am a subcontractor in California. I sent a certified mail copy of Mechanics Lien to the GC and Owner, but have not yet filed with County Recorder. GC told me sending a Mechanics Lien Release will not affect my rights to file a Mechanics Lien at a later date (job is not complete yet), and wants to settle after job is complete in two weeks. Is this true? Will I have enough time to file a Mechanics Lien after job completion (especially with COVID-19 shut downs)?...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentMar 19, 2020
CaliforniaCoronavirus
If a person is working on a prevailing wage job and is contracted through a temp agency are they supposed to still get paid prevailing wage amount?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMar 19, 2020
CaliforniaPayment Disputes
We have an opportunity to see product in bulk out of state. The purchaser wants to place us on 30 days net. While I am negotiating that detail, it non the less brings up the issue of potential non payment. How do preliminary notices apply to goods purchased out of state? I am sure they are available, my question is directed toward their enforceability. I am trying to avoid purchasing credit insurance and hope inter state purchases can and will be lien able. ...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentOct 20, 2017
CaliforniaLien DeadlinesMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
Is there any way to amend a preliminary lien notice in California? Or do you just have to refile? ...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentMar 30, 2020
CaliforniaMechanics LienPreliminary Notice