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I worked for a home improvement company. I quit & they now have a ladder and some tools that I own.They are really upset & refuse to answer when I ask for my things back. What legal rights do I have. ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentOct 7, 2019
Tennessee
I have failed to file a Notice to Owner in TN. I am now almost 90 days out from completion. Do I have any lien options? ...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentOct 17, 2017
TennesseeLien DeadlinesMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
We are a third party funds monitoring that may have a construction loan in Tennessee...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentOct 19, 2017
TennesseeRetainage
I'm sometimes hired by a tenant for remodel purposes. If I file a lien claim, who is liable to pay me? The tenant or the owner? What is the owner did not authorize the work done?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentFeb 15, 2018
TennesseeMechanics LienRecovery Options
Hi,Olivia, I purchased a lien release bond and provided collateral as required by the surety. The lien release was filed, recorded by the register of deeds, released and the original bond document, stamped with the recording information was returned to me, which I returned to the surety. The deadline for perfection of the lien has long ago passed but my insurance broker says the surety wants assurance that they have no further liability. I provided everything I could to document the status--the pertinent dates (last date of work, date of lien filing, date of bond filing, deadline for perfection of the lien, documentation that I was a subcontractor and the claimant was a sub-sub contractor and a copy of the T.C.A. statute defining all of these details), but still have not received the return of collateral. What else could I do to satisfy the requested assurance? Thanks. Leonard Kroll 2/26/18...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentFeb 27, 2018
TennesseeBond ClaimsConstruction Contract
I represent one of the parties described in a lien, apparently, filed by your company. Are you licensed to do business in Tennessee? Also, the liens are not truthful. Reference to your client - Terry Prince "Prime Contractor" 8316 Skybrook Drive, Ooltewah, TN 37363. If we need to file legal action against your company for your involvement in these documents, who is your agent for service in Tennessee Sincerely, Edward F. Schemel Schemel, LeCroy-Schemel, PC 744 McCallie Ave, Ste 213 Chattanooga, TN 37403...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentMar 13, 2018
Tennessee
I have replaced motor mount, spark plugs, oil & filter change, starter, and computer restoration. The customer paid $100.00 to begin and stated the remaining balance will be resolved upon completion. the balance remaining $756.82...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMar 23, 2018
Tennessee
The borrower/owner of the land, had the builder begin construction of their new home before the Bank/Lender had their Deed of Trust recorded. I am looking for a Lien Waiver for the Builder to sign for the work done prior to the Deed of Trust being recorded....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMar 26, 2018
TennesseeLien Waivers
Are we able to file lien's on retainage fee? Is there a time frame if so? This can be from a variety of states....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentApr 2, 2018
Tennessee
Texas based company is doing work on a private job in Tennessee. The contract states that the agreement is governed by the laws of the state of Tennessee. Texas requires a notice of retainage but I can't find any requirement for Tennessee. Should I send one anyway based on the Texas requirement?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentApr 16, 2018
TennesseePreliminary Notice
Quick question if I may : Hello and good afternoon, I am a self employed, home repair and handyman, with 18 years of experience doing just about every trade under the roof. I have never in my years had a problem getting paid.. Its not because of the quality of job in question, but the error of those higher up the chain. My friend and colleague is an interior painting contractor, up until recently had only done re-paints and remodeling.. Never new construction.. I myself, while in Florida, started my painting background exclusively in high end new construction and complete remodeles.. So I know my way around, and the sequence of steps.. Long story short, my friend hired me as hourly help, to consult, train, and lead a crew on his first new construction with a builder/owner he had just met. I told him how to bid, he didn't listen, he went nuts on the builder's paint store account, including buying an $1100 rig, three draws later, he says no more money, and we are just barely past half way, mostly because the builder changes color schemes, trim carpenters scuff up our already done work, tile and cabinets etc, even after pleading we want to be last ones working, but builder insisted forward progress.. My friend promises to pay me to continue, lays off two helpers. All our tools are stolen, including 4 extention ladders.. I put in 71+ hours, what I actually wrote down, and when he says builder refused to read negotiate because of additional work due to no fault of ours, we had no choice but to walk.. Well, my friend still has the rig.. Never offered to pay me even a little bit.. Its been a month, and I really hit a rut needing to get paid for that two weeks, or $994...who or how to go about it? Is 1099 helper considered sub subcontract or an employee ? Is the builder responsible, he is also the property owner, being the sign for sale by builder, or my friend that is ignoring me responsible. Just shy of snatching the paint rig, but I am sure that will only create more problems. I have a decent reputation. Only one bad review in my career, so I want to do this quietly and correctly, but also I need to be paid.. I can't let it go.. I don't have the ability, while he rolls out of town every week, and I know, he has shared, the kind of money my help has created.. By paying me $14 an hour and billing me at $30.. Then I ask for his help on a small job, and he wants $100 for two hours to load some old furniture for a dumb run.. He has since stopped responding to my calls or messages.. Thanks for any guidance you can give me, Baffled in Chattanooga...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMay 2, 2018
TennesseeMechanics LienRecovery Options
I'm just researching statutes mechanics liens in TN. I own property and my boyfriend and I were building a home on land that I own solely. He left me and now is wanting $68k for labor and materials but refuses to provide me all paid invoices and W9s to assure me that no one else can bill me. Just curious if he can place a lien against my home. I was building this home as a primary residence....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMay 17, 2018
TennesseeLien WaiversMechanics Lien
I am about to send out a Monthly Notice for March payment through Zlien. According to Zlien resources, Notice of Non-Payment must be provided to the owner within 90 days of last day of the month labor and materials provided. For example, if labor was provided on April 3, then notice is provided 90 days from April 30. Separate notices are required for each month unpaid services or materials are provided. I have two questions before I push the "send" button: - Is "The last date any of the above described Services was furnished was: " the last date of that month of non-payment or today's date if the job is still ongoing? - "The principal amount owed as of the date of this notice is $_____" Is it the amount from that month of non-payment till today, or just the non-payment amount for that specific month?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMay 30, 2018
TennesseePreliminary Notice
I work for a surety company that wrote a bond on a HUD financed housing project in TN. An attorney for a potential claimant has requested a copy of the payment bond....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJun 14, 2018
TennesseeBond Claims