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If I file a lien, can I charge the customer for those fees I have to pay plus some 'o/h + profit'? Also, the cancellation fee after they pay their bill? thanks....Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
2 answersAdd commentJun 15, 2021
Massachusetts
I have filled out the Notice of Subcontract and am preparing to send it to the registry of deeds in Massachusetts. Do I have to have the Notice of Subcontract served to the relevant parties *before* I file it at the Registry of Deeds? ...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJun 16, 2021
MassachusettsMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
I am being contacted by their in house counsel to schedule the punch list work- even though I know I will never see the remaining money due to me- their attorney continues to harass me with new demands- and threats...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJun 9, 2021
Massachusetts
I entered into an equal partnership via a new corporation created by LegalZoom. The corporation bylaws state equal shares; however, one partner has attempted to take control of the property and has closed access to both the property and company bank account. As of now I have not had any damages done to me so I don't think I can take him to court; so I would like to put a lien on the property so that he can not sell the property with out me being able to ensure the company bank account and profits are divided equally....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJun 6, 2021
MassachusettsRight to Lien
I have a csl. i took a job with a restoration co. here in mass. I had pulled a few permits for the owner as he is not a csl. What is my risk and liabilty for doing this? he wants me to pull permits on jobs i'm not directly responsible for( the ones i did pull were my jobs)...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
2 answersAdd commentMay 30, 2021
MassachusettsConstruction Contract
I got a construction job done yesterday and the contractor is urging me pay today. How long do I legally have to pay him?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMay 29, 2021
MassachusettsPrompt Payment
Can a lien be filed? Majority of the money was already paid, but the job is at its final stages but not complete. The final product is not at all what was wanted, and has been expressed through and the beginning of the project. Short cuts taken, and final product is sloppy. Two borrowers on the home, only one borrower on contract. ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentMay 29, 2021
MassachusettsMechanics Lien
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Ana Koger
Waiting for answerAdd commentMay 28, 2021
MassachusettsConstruction Contract
As an independent contractor, I was hired by the electrical subcontractor; SCS Inc. to assist them in acquiring new contract jobs with General Contractors from my personal network. I was successful in establishing a relationship with a GC, and ultimately acquiring the electrical contract job for my client; SCS Inc. I facilitated the singing and agreement between the General Contractor and subcontractor. The agreement established between me and my client the subcontractor; SCS Inc, is to be compensated a set percentage (10%) of the job acquired through my services. The owner of SCS Inc has declined to compensate me for my services, and therefore is in breach of our mutual agreement. To my knowledge, the GC is not aware of the situation and does not know that I am personally owed by the subcontractor. As I file a Notice of Identification both parties, the GC and Sub will be notified of my claim and my intention to ultimately file a lien. Should I contact the project manager (General Contractor) prior to filing, or just proceed and see how it plays out? The project takes place in Massachusetts....Read More
Anonymous Sub-Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentMay 27, 2021
Massachusetts
I have filed a mechanics lien against a contractor and the home owner. I have now received a counter sue claim that I must address in court 6/1. I am looking to find out the best way to present the evidence that I have indicating that the general contractor agreed to my services verbally and partially paid one invoice which I believe would be 'consideration' to verify we had a deal. The general contractor is saying we only verbally agreed on $3,500 when in reality I suggested it might be that amount but it would depend on how much work the project needed the I would send him the total price. I never agreed to $3,500. The counter sue is now asking for the lien to be removed and for me to pay his lawyer bills associated with this case. I would like to counter his claim and sue him for the total that is owed to me for two jobs along with the legal fees needed to counter his lawsuit. Please advise and thank you....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMay 26, 2021
MassachusettsConstruction ContractMechanics LienSlow Payment
As an independent contractor, I was hired by the electrical subcontractor; SCS Inc. to assist them in acquiring new contract jobs with General Contractors from my personal network. I was successful in establishing a relationship with a GC, and ultimately acquiring the electrical contract job for my client; SCS Inc. I facilitated the singing and agreement between the General Contractor and subcontractor. The agreement established between me and my client the subcontractor; SCS Inc, is to be compensated a set percentage (10%) of the job acquired through my services. The owner of SCS Inc has declined to compensate me for my services, and therefore is in breach of our mutual agreement. To my knowledge, the GC is not aware of the situation and does not know that I am personally owed by the subcontractor. As I file a Notice of Identification both parties, the GC and Sub will be notified of my claim and my intention to ultimately file a lien. Should I contact the project manager (General Contractor) prior to filing, or just proceed and see how it plays out? The project takes place in Massachusetts. ...Read More
Anonymous Sub-Subcontractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentMay 26, 2021
MassachusettsMechanics LienPreliminary Notice
I have taken all the steps and filed a lein what is the next step?...Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
2 answersAdd commentMay 25, 2021
MassachusettsRecovery Options
I am a home owner residing in Westwood MA. We purchase a land in town of Westwood in 2017 to build a house for our family. During house construction funds were distributed from Sharon Credit Union bank according to bank's representative adjuster completion report every phase of the construction. Diamond Builders a construction company filed a fraudulent claims and pool the funds on fake or uncompleted jobs. As a result about an estimated $228000 has been stolen from my construction loan bank account Also over some job has to be redone due to defects in construction over $100000. We fired a contractor and completed construction in the fall 2019. My question to you can we run a criminal case against former contractor ?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMay 20, 2021
Massachusetts
Hi, I am a bath remodeler who was not paid for work completed, the customer hired an attorney who I thought had reached an agreement with me but then I never got a response. I filed a lein using LEVELSET and now want to understand the next step to take to ensure I will get paid....Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMay 18, 2021
Massachusetts
A GC hired by a builder to review plans and pull permits for the builder on a single home renovation only went to the jobsite on three or four occasions after pulling the permits...but has intimate knowledge of the quality of the builder's work.......Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMay 11, 2021
MassachusettsConstruction ContractLicenses