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How to regain your property after a mecanic foreclosure sale. The construction company did not finish the job and caused more damage than good, therefore, the lender did not pay the construction company; I was not aware of all the court hearings-the company signed a waiver of lien prior to starting...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentMay 8, 2022
FloridaLien ForeclosureLien WaiversMechanics Lien
I am waiting on retainage that is approx 90 days past due, the GC says they haven’t been paid retainage from the client....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentApr 30, 2022
IndianaLien Waivers
I'm a property owner who hired a GC to build a house on my property. when the GC exceeded the total estimate for the house by $80K, I told him that I was terminating the current construction contract and offered him a new one. He refused this offer and refused to sign the Lien Release that I gave him, and packed his tools and left the job site. He sent me a last invoice for work done. There are 4 subs who are owed money on that invoice. Since I do not now trust the GC, I intend to pay the subs myself. I need a Lien Release that will give me peace of mind that these subs will not file a lien against me in the future. I have paid for the cost of construction myself there is no loan. Can you help? ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentApr 28, 2022
ColoradoLien Waivers
We were notified by a factoring company that a subcontractor had factored an invoice we owed the subcontractor. The payment terms were with in our payment policy period. The subcontractor took the funds from the factoring company and did not pay his suppliers or his subcontractors. We are now getting demand letters for the factoring company to pay the invoice however we are not paying them but using the mobey to pay the outstanding invoices the subcontractor owes. Do I have to pay the factoring company or offest the payments from what the subs owes?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentSep 23, 2019
ColoradoCollectionsConstruction ContractFactoringJoint ChecksLien WaiversMechanics Lien
I'm run a solar sales organization. I have a client who paid cash for Solar, Roof and a new HVAC unit with ducting work. The HVAC construction company I subcontracted fir the job was a total mess. He came out to give an estimate and while we were still negotiating the projects cost. He started the job without a signed agreement between us and without any form of pdown payment exchanged for him to begin the job. He installed the unit that he knew a part in the furnace was on a recall. So it didn't work. He left a whole in the drywall near ducting system. He left gaslines unvalved and then was unreachable when we were trying to get him to schedule to come back to fix all the issues he had left on the project unfinished. We had to hiring another subcontractor to correct the issues inorder to pass the HERS test. Which added to the overall project expenses. When we sent him an invoice of the additional charges to fix his mistakes and for having abandoned the project. We deducted the additional expenses from the verbal agreement he made with us at $12,500.00, we did not hear back from him. In fact we have still not heard back from him since. However, he filled a Mechanical Lien against the homeowners and their property for $14,000.00. The lien he filed is fraudulent we never signed a subcontracting contract with him or his company at any time during the process of the project and installation. The property is in Napa County but their court house says the lien wasn't filed in their courts jurisdiction. I need help getting to a resolution for both the homeowners and my company. Considering that this contractor has numerous suspensions and violations on his licenses. I have a feeling that the lien my have been improperly filed and granted. Is there a way to determine if he also committed fraud when having the lien put against the homeowners property? How can my company dispute the lien validity in order to have it removed and/or expunged?...Read More
Nicole Alonso
Waiting for answerAdd commentApr 26, 2022
CaliforniaLawsuitLien ReleasesLien WaiversMechanics LienRetainage
We are in Arizona. Our preliminary notice and the notices filed by our vendors state the following information: Project Address: Lakeview Trails SE Infrastructure, S Recker Rd & E Warner Rd, Gilbert Arizona 85296 Owners & Recipients: Fulton Homes Corp - owner Maracay 91, LLC - owner Taylor Morrison Arizona Shannon Francoeur - owner Toll Brothers AZ Construction Company Oscar Dominguez - owner EPS Group - other We are being asked revise our conditional final waiver and have our vendors revise their conditional or unconditional final waivers to: Project: Morrison Ranch Lakeview Trails Southwest On the job of: Maracay 91, LLC Disputed Claims: Zero Is this acceptable? ...Read More
Georgia Sillas
Waiting for answerAdd commentApr 20, 2022
ArizonaLien Waivers
If we sign an unconditional waiver and release on progress payment for our March pay application invoice, are we waiving our rights to anything still owed prior to that? They have paid March; but not February. If we sign the waiver for March, do we have any lien rights for our February billing?...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentApr 18, 2022
TexasLien ReleasesLien Waivers
The GC is requesting the final conditional waiver for the retainage held but we have not been paid for the previous pay application. Now GC is saying they are withholding payment for the previous pay application until they receive the final unconditional waiver. This seems unfair....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentApr 13, 2022
TexasLien Waivers
The customer is refusing to pay us, based on a mistake one of our drivers made on his yard our insurance is willing to settle with them on that problem it has nothing to do with these invoices that are past due. What actions can we take?...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentApr 1, 2022
TexasCollectionsConstruction ContractLien WaiversPreliminary Notice
I have a subcontractor that signed a final and unconditional lien release for payment on a job where he did not pay for materials. We are the supplier and can not go after the GC or Owner as they already have a release from him and have paid him in full. We are still within our lien rights for the full amount. Other than civilly going after him do we have a criminal action we can push? This guy has done this before and while we would like the money we would rather have him charged. What do you think? Mark.clifton@freedommaterials.com...Read More
Anonymous Material Supplier
1 answerAdd commentMar 22, 2022
VirginiaLien Waivers
Sub-sub serves a notice to owner. Sub performs work, but doesn't provide you a bill from sub-sub. How do you protect yourself if sub-sub really did perform work during the pay period other than via a zero dollar release or some similar instrument? Thanks! ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMar 31, 2022
FloridaLien Waivers
When Submitting our billing we fill out our Conditional progress waiver with the amount of the Invoice after we take out Retention. For example. If we have a $300 invoice with 10% retention being withheld we submit our Conditional Progress waiver for the Amount of $270.00. Should we be submitting our Conditional with the FULL inv amount or with the amount after retention is taken out? ...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentApr 6, 2022
CaliforniaLien Waivers
HI, I hired a Asphalt company to pave my yard in April 2019 and I paid him in full. Now; the supplier wants to put lien on my property because of my contractor didn’t pay for material around 32k. The contractor is filing bankruptcy. I did not receive any lien notice either from contractor or supplier at the time of signing the contract. Can they put lien on my property? What do I need to do? Thanks, ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
5 answersAdd commentSep 4, 2020
CaliforniaLien DeadlinesLien ForeclosureLien Waivers
Our client has a habit of asking us to provide a UNCP Release the moment the check has been cashed. However, payment hasn't cleared our bank. To my understanding, isn't there a grace period or civil code that our client should be following in the State of California that they need to legally wait to inquire on having us (General Contractor) to provide an UNC Progress Release? Somewhere thru the grape vine, I thought it was 7 days from when payment has been received/cleared bank. After this, then they can technically ask for us to provide. Am I mistaken?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMar 24, 2022
CaliforniaLien ReleasesLien Waivers
I am a subcontractor. I have signed all the proper forms of release to get payment. I haven't received my money. The other contractors have. now I'm being told the prelim was done wrong after I have signed everything and that is nothing they can do for me on some of these jobs. There is another GC I need to file a lien on before I can't that money either. What do I need to do to take the proper steps to get my money? please help...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentMar 23, 2022
CaliforniaConstruction ContractLien WaiversPay ApplicationsPreliminary NoticeRetainage