I have a question.
We have a contractor that was to hang drywall, tape and mud. He gave himself 30 days to complete the project. We are now at 34 days, and he is not even 50% complete with the project. We are also not happy with his work quailty.
The total bid was 9000.00, we have paid him 4500.
I just sent him a breach of contract letter through certified mail. Now, he wants to put a mechanics lien on our property for the portion of the work that is not complete.
Can he do that? ...Read More
Although my project is not yet complete, I am anticipating having issues with a possible lien. I have heard that the HVAC subcontractor has not been paid. What can I do, if anything, to head this off at the pass. I live in Michigan....Read More
I'm a material supplier and we delivered our last piece of material on 9/23/20. We have not been paid, and need to know if we have a right to lien the project, it has been over 6 months. Or does the 6 month clock start when the GC issues a jobsite completion notice? What if we did not receive a completion notice? There has been an 83k lien against this property by someone else. We are located in CA, jobsite was in PA....Read More
Hello. Can a contractor that started a job without contract or any written agreement file for a lien (in MA)? How can a homeowner protect themself? If he does, what does it mean for a homeowner?...Read More
we did a job 2019, file a mechanical lien with you, contractor made payments june-Dec2020. NO payments recieved this year 2021. open balance $15, 244.07
Need to know what should beour next step...Read More
I’m a customer and my handyman made faulty claim of owning him 12,000.00 from a project from last year. We didn’t have a contract . I payed him an hourly rate and he was paid up to date. Can he falsely filed a lien ? ...Read More
We did a lot of work for a home building company that we haven’t been paid for. Much of it isn’t specific to a particular lot, but rather the entire community (like street cleaning, moving lots of dirt from one area to another, etc,). Can we file a lien on the development itself instead of every lot in the community?...Read More
I recently pulled a permit in a Texas city, as an electrical sub-contractor. Two days from finishing the work for the entire project. my company was fired because my supply house delivered some equipment missing two critical components.
when notified the manufacturer explained that there had been a Covid-19 outbreak in Mexico where these components were currently being made and there was no date in the near future that manufacturing would continue.
I explained the situation and was told that i would be let go so he could save his ass from having to pay 1500 a day for going over the deadline.
now I'm out 12,000 for materials and labor and feel as if I was let go unfairly.
What is my course of action and do I have a course of action.
Something quick I'm drowning in debt and scraping by the skin on my teeth.
I want to file a lien and sue their asses off!...Read More
I know your site is geared more towards the contractor. But if I'm in dispute with a contractor and the amount is only $718 can they really force a foreclosure for that? I don't mind if they do put a lien because I intend on fighting it, but will they really foreclose my house for $718 in NJ?...Read More
We did numerous mitigation jobs following the freeze damages from February 16th & 17th. Many jobs were not completed for weeks following the date of loss. Most all have been invoiced in March and April. Many of these jobs have yet to make payments. What steps do we need to take to protect our interest and make sure we get paid?...Read More
I was working for another subcontractor and the general contractor say he do not owe the subcontractor I was for no more money as of Dec. 30 2017 . I did not starting until April 2018 . The general contractor say they done paid him in full...Read More
Worked for this roofing company in Aurora last year in July 2020. Going over receipts for a job I’d sold I found a $1,000 receipt for materials not used on this job . I confronted the owner about it and said that it was fraud. I went to work an was called to the office later an fired for being negative. He ( Storm Solutions Roofing refused to pay me over $9,000 he owed me . I’ve had him in court since last August an his attorney keeps delaying the proceedings . Can I still file a mechanics lein even though the 6 months limit has passed...Read More
I hired a person to do work on my rental house, since I put it up for sale. We don’t have a written contract, but on multiple times he told me the job would be completed weeks ago, since I have a contract on it. Lastnight he called me, yelling that he wants his money, even though he’s not finished with the work, and has since remembered the scope of the agreed upon work much differently than what was Initially agreed to. He kept telling me it was going to cost me more money because he didn’t realize it was going to take him that long to do, etc. I have completed part of the work myself, since he keeps not showing up, and when he does show up, it’s for maybe an hour or so here and there. He called me making threats that he will file a mechanics lien on my home and get more money from me that way, if I dont give him more money. And said it would cause me to lose my sale on the house. Can he file a mechanics lien on my house, when he didn’t complete the work, and I actually overpaid him, based on what work has been done, and what is left to do, which I will have to hire someone else now to finish....Read More
I'm trying to file a mechanics lien in Los Angeles County, California. It was returned for the following reason.. "Please clariggy the kind of work or materials furnished by the claimant."
Mechanics Lien Item 3. General Statement of the kind of work and/or materials furnished by the Claimant:
(I put in the following,) Contractor/Construction Manager for new Single Family Residence. Provide all labor and materials for new single family residence.
What else do I need to say?
Wes Shippy...Read More