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Building a house and the construction company is giving me the run around. They’ve lied multiple times about why the house isn’t being built, and I have pictures that prove they lied. They’ve pushed my closing date 3 times. Can I sue them to get the house finished on time?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJun 18, 2021
TexasConstruction ContractPayment Disputes
I have a general contractor suing me for construction delays. Most of the delays was caused by a third party that shut down all construction that no one had a clue would happen. I bought the property on a 2.5 acre lot, I bought almost an acre. The owner of the rest of the property had to meet certain county and city requirement's to make his property compliant, there were no sewer or water on the property other than septic tanks and well water. For him to become compliant bids had to be taken and the public utilities had to be laid out. This took almost four months to accomplish, my job sat idle in that time. I kept asking the general contractor why he hasn't shut down, he said he didn't want to lay off his men, thus using my jobsite as a sort of piggy bank. We never sat down to discuss the delays, they went straight for the lien and lawsuit, they promised me a discussion. The general contractor then told me that he heard the owner of the property surrounding mine had second thoughts and was delaying everything to make me go bankrupt to where he could repurchase the land back with my building on it. If this information is true I could have gotten to the bottom of the delays, fixed them and would have gotten my business open months sooner. He withheld that information costing me a lot of money. First, am I responsible for the delays and second is he responsible for not advising me on why the delays were being caused. I am in Texas. Thanks for your consideration here. Ron...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJun 18, 2021
TexasBack ChargesCollectionsPayment Disputes
I am a sub contractor and was not being paid for electrical work that was provided. With the help of your app I sent 4 threatening payment demand letters. Contractor paid and I do not see where I can apply the payment??...Read More
Deborah Tuttle
2 answersAdd commentJun 11, 2021
Texas
I accidently pulled a 3rd month notice from going out on Tuesday, the 15th and am just realizing it today. I submitted an expedited notice but am afraid this has risked my rights to file a lien. ...Read More
Anonymous Sub-Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentJun 18, 2021
Texas
The homeowner has been holding on to my equipment and not allowing access. I have been locked out of the project because the homeowner was insulted that we did not continue working while working out the estimate and payment arrangements with the insurance company who has yet to pay us a dime. Now the homeowner has given me ultimatums in order for me to retrieve my equipment. I am at a loss....Read More
Bo Smith
Waiting for answerAdd commentJun 18, 2021
TexasConstruction ContractMechanics Lien
We have a customer that has a water mitigation invoice and an asbestos invoice. How can i file just one lien? Do i have to file 2 separate liens? ...Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
2 answersAdd commentJun 17, 2021
TexasMechanics Lien
Labor provided on new residence under construction. Not a homestead at time of work provided. Owner refuses to pay remaining $15k citing false claim of improper install. Lien filed by me. Expires July 15th. Can lien be renewed before Jul 15? If so, is their special language for "renewal" of a lien affidavit? Or is filing suit before the lien expires the only option left to try to recover the debt? ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJun 9, 2021
TexasMechanics Lien
I recently signed onto a project, and my subcontract has a pay-if-paid clause. Is there any way to object or challenge the clause if payment becomes an issue? Any suggestions on how to protect my company if the GC never gets paid?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
2 answersAdd commentJun 16, 2021
TexasConstruction ContractPay When Paid
My friend who is a disabled teacher had a contractor do some work in 1995, which he did not complete. He had put into his contract that he would get paid even if he didn’t complete the work, so he put a mechanics lien on her homestead. She is now 74 and I can’t find this remodeling company listed anywhere! She has NO money. Is there any way I can help her get rid of this lien, so I can help her sell this house. Thank you in advance, Dana...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJun 15, 2021
TexasMechanics Lien
I had $28,000 stolen from me the cashiers check to pay off my brand new car. I tried to steal the car but I got it back but they did take the check. Is there anything I can do to get my money back or put a lien on the house or anything at all? I have all the evidence of misappropriation of funds or embezzlement. Written....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
2 answersAdd commentJun 15, 2021
TexasLien on Funds
We performed work for a VA Campus and have not been paid. Can we file a lien when the property is owned by the USA?...Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
2 answersAdd commentJun 15, 2021
Texas
I have a GC that has not paid retainage . The building has been turned over to the owner. The retainage due date is 03/27/2021 I am in the state of Texas...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
2 answersAdd commentJun 15, 2021
Texas
If we provide services for a Texas service site but the owner is based out of Canada, we will still have lien rights?...Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJun 15, 2021
TexasCanada
I submitted a job address for a lien, but the address was incorrect and we need to update it. How do I proceed? Do I have to do a release of lien on the first property and then create another lien on the new address?...Read More
Anonymous Equipment Lessor
1 answerAdd commentJun 14, 2021
Texas
The subcontractor did not follow the Texas requirements of sending 2 notices prior to recording a lien, nor did he provide the notice of the recording via certified mail within 5 days. He filed a lien affidavit on my property without doing these things. What can I do?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
3 answersAdd commentJun 13, 2021
TexasLien Deadlines