Can You Amend Your Claim of Lien?

A claim of lien may be recorded at any time during the progress of the work but never later than 90 days after last furnishing labor or materials.  A lien holder must also file separate claims of lien for work done under separate direct…

Multiparty Checks In Construction

If a check is directed as payable to two or more payees whose names are separated on the payee line by a diagonal slash, or virgule symbol (as in the form of “John Smith/Bob the Builder, Inc.”) they are considered to be payable in the…

Who Owns Those Construction Drawings?

You might assume that an owner who pays for a set of plans has the exclusive rights to those drawings or blueprints. But in fact, there may be exceptions. Look at the language surrounding the actual request for the drawings.   This often…