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Can my customer hold back a $6700 check for a contract that I finish the tile floor and demo but on a separate verbal contracts are damaged and scratched on the door so they’re withholding my $6700 until the damage is fixed the scratch All the work in the contract has been completed on the verbal second contract we did indeed scratch the door where the nail that hit another nail and scratch the pocket door solitary I’m not denying responsibility but that’s on a separate invoice what do I do...Read More
Robert Dore
Waiting for answerAdd commentMay 11, 2022
Wisconsin
We are a 3rd tier subcontractor on this job. The GC on the project was mistakenly listed as the hiring party instead of the subcontractor. Same for Notice of Furnishing and Intent to Lien. Can this be corrected? Also, the amount due increased after the lien was submitted...Read More
Anonymous Sub-Subcontractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentMay 9, 2022
Wisconsin
Hello, Our company recently sent an intent to lien to a client for work completed in Wisconsin. Work was completed by Emergency Fire & Water Restoration (EFWR) a company we acquired after the debt was incurred. The intent to lien was sent in our legal name Perfection Property Restoration, not the name of the company that did the work. We are nearing the lien deadline and do not have time to change the name on the intent. Is it better for us to file the lien in EFWR name or the company name listed on the intent to lien. I can be reached at (815) 650-8094 if none of this makes sense! Thank you, Amber Slamp ...Read More
Amber Slamp
Waiting for answerAdd commentApr 26, 2022
WisconsinMechanics Lien
We were hired directly by a public school and we went to send a preliminary notice and found out that's not possible since we're technically the GC in this situation. We just want to make sure that we're not going to miss any timelines in case getting payment becomes a problem later on. Is there anything we should do to ensure payment?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJul 11, 2018
WisconsinPreliminary NoticeRight to Lien
We filed an intent to lien and need to file a lien today. The last date worked was 8.26.2021. I ordered the Intent to File a Lien on 1.21.2022, it looks like it has my electronic signature on 1.28.2022. i know i have to wait 30 days. With the above information, do I order it today or do I have to wait until Monday (30 days)?...Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
1 answerAdd commentFeb 25, 2022
Wisconsin
I'm a contractor and my client has stated they're unhappy with the quality of work I provided them. I do not agree. They say they won't pay until I fix it. Can I file a lien?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMar 18, 2022
Wisconsin
I am a contractor having problems collecting payment on a finished project ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMar 5, 2022
Wisconsin
We have a GMP/open book contract for a $25M food manufacturing expansion. My question is what backup/detail does the prime GC owe us when their subs are predominantly GMP contracts as well AND they are self performing a great deal of work? Can we request detail for self performed work? Any additional backup (invoices, etc) requested from their subs? ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentMar 1, 2022
WisconsinConstruction Contract
We have a client that is claiming that us remedying their punch list items extend the deadline to file a lien. Can you please provide me an understanding? ...Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
1 answerAdd commentFeb 23, 2022
WisconsinLien Deadlines
I'm a general contractor on a commercial project. The owner signed a contract/ proposal for the work I performed. I now need to file a lien and a notice of intent. Does the sign contract work for a preliminary notice? The owner is trying to sell the business quickly to avoid paying the contractors. I have finished the notice of intent but I'm wondering if I'm waisting my time? Why would you need a preliminary notice when you cant predict the future? Isnt a signed contract legally binding?...Read More
Chadwick Holdener
1 answerAdd commentFeb 21, 2022
WisconsinLien Deadlines
I am a contractor who has not yet been paid in full for our work. The customer states he will not pay until he has lien waivers from all of my subcontractors (who I hired and paid myself) as well as my company. He insists that he has the right to receive this waiver before he will pay. In WI statutes 779.05 (2), it says "a lien claimant...is entitled to refuse to furnish a waiver unless paid in full for the labor...to which the waiver relates." Who's right? Payment first and then a signed lien waiver?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentFeb 10, 2022
Wisconsin
Job Invoice was $16,710.00 with $1,500.00 deposit towards materials. then paid at the end of the job $10,000.00. leaving a balance of $5,210.00. i found out that he went with a different finished carpenter that is costing him 6K more. We were not permitted to move outside until the inside was approved by home owner, which it was, we moved to the outside, and completed the job. Homeowner was satisfied with work performed, then the payment was made in the amount of $10K. Homeowner at that time stated he had to hire another painter to fix what we didnt complete in his words, but we could not move to the outside until the inside was complete. All of the inside touchups were performed with him and his wife going room to room pointing out very minor touchups. At that point upon their approval we moved to the outside of the home to complete the job. This is a brand new constructed home. I can be more descriptive if needed, but this is a start. I also have various text messages and emails from homeowner in regards to this situation. ...Read More
Allen Wichgers
1 answerAdd commentFeb 12, 2022
Wisconsin
We are a manufacturer of industrial and commercial lighting in California. We sold to a distributor who intern sold and worked with an electrical contractor for a project for a city in Wisconsin. The contactor has several claims for issues for which they are blaming on us. In our opinion these claims are groundless. Thus, the electrical contractor is withholding money from the distributor (our customer) and our customer cannot pay us. Our invoice date is 11/17/2021. Question is regarding our rights to file a lien to get payment and how to go about doing this....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentFeb 4, 2022
WisconsinCollections
We are a GC on a remodel project for a large Hospital. They have informed us that they will be keeping 50% of our retainage due to "back charges" that they feel are necessary. We plan to fight the "back charges"....Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
1 answerAdd commentFeb 1, 2022
Wisconsin
We are looking to be our own general contractors on a family members house. We would be looking at getting paid to do this job. With getting paid do we need a general contractors license to do this? Thank you!...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
2 answersAdd commentJan 31, 2022
Wisconsin