5 Steps to Avoid False Claim Violations

 In its most usual form, a false claim proceeding results when an assertion is made that a contractor has knowingly presented (or caused to be presented) to the government a false claim or claims for payment. The False Claims Act contains a…

First Step is a Notice of Commencement

A Notice of Commencement for improvements greater than $2,500 to real property must be signed by the owner and recorded with the Clerk of Courts. Then a certified copy of the recorded notice must be posted at the actual construction site.…

Why You Never Combine Claims of Lien

Claims of lien are often a contractor’s last resort. But sometimes filed at the last minute, when all other attempts at obtaining payment have failed, some of these liens may be defective and not enforceable. Defective Liens While some…