Alabama pay if paid clauses are strong - the state has upheld them for all project types. Sureties can use these clauses to fend off bond claims, too.
Construction payment practices, processes, and requirements are a highly regulated area of law. All across the world, legislators are constantly passing laws, and courts are constantly deciding cases, that impact how construction payment is done and should be done. This impacts general contractors, property developers, lenders, and suppliers.
Levelset’s team of attorneys, payment experts, and network of legal and payment experts stay on top of all these changes and report them here to you. These Legal Alerts will help you better understand how to protect yourself in the constantly evolving landscape of payment regulations and practices.
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Tennessee contractors license renewal just gained one more step - continuing education requirements. Only some residential contractors must participate.
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New York pay when paid clauses, like many other states, will only serve as a timing mechanism. Still, payment can't be unreasonably delayed.
Among the many changes under HB 203, removing Louisiana mechanics liens that are improperly affecting the property title became much easier. Most changes under HB 203 aren't effective until January...
Louisiana recently made changes to its mechanics lien laws (the "Private Works Act"), but the changes to mechanics lien deadlines were relatively minimal. Here's a detailed look at the new...
The Louisiana preliminary notice rules will be shaken up quite a bit after January 1, 2020. These changes result from HB 203 amending the Private Works Act.
The Louisiana mechanics lien rules were just amended. There were plenty of changes covering everything from prelims, to lien priority, and even deadlines.
Claimants can file New York mechanics liens on tenant improvements, but the lien will only attach to the owner's property in certain situations.
For the past year, Tennessee mechanics lien disputes created serious liability for lien claimants. After a recent repeal, Tennessee's lien laws are fairer.