Ft. Lauderdale Construction Lien Law Seminar

Do you have questions about Florida’s Lien Laws? SunRay Construction Solutions in conjunction with Alex Barthet, Esq. is pleased to present an informative 3 hour seminar that will answer all of your important questions.

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Some of those topics will include:

Construction Contracts Basics

  • Does my contract/subcontract need to be in writing to be enforceable?
  • Is my estimate, proposal or invoice an enforceable contract?
  • What are the most important contract provisions that should be in my agreement?
  • Which is better, mediation, arbitration of litigation and which should be in my contract?
  • What is a pay-when-paid clause and how do I deal with it?

Notice to Owner Do’s & Don’ts

  • What is a Notice to Owner and why will it help me get paid?
  • When do I need to send my Notice to Owner to best protect myself?

Lien and Bond Rules & Exceptions

  • What is a payment and performance bond and how can I get bonded?
  • How and when do I record a lien?
  • How and when do I make a payment bond claim?
  • What happens after I lien or make a bond claim? How do I get paid?

Waiver & Release Best Practices

  • What form of partial and final waiver should I use?
  • How can I make my release conditioned upon getting a paid?
  • Why does the release say $10? Does it matter?
  • How do I preserve change orders and delay claims when I need to sign a release?
  • What “through date” should I use? What if the “through date” and payment don’t match?

Lien Law Traps to Avoid

  • How do I respond to a “Request for Sworn Statement of Account”? What if I don’t?
  • What is a “Notice of Contest of Lien” and what do I do if I get one?
  • What is a “20 Day Summons” and what do I do if I get one?

Tips on How to Get Paid Faster

  • Can I stop working if I am not paid?
  • Can I take my materials back if I am not paid?
  • If I have to hire a lawyer, can I recover the legal fees and costs?
  • Once I record a lien, what happens next? How do I get paid?
  • I sent my Notice of Nonpayment to the surety. When will they pay me?
  • My lien was “bonded off.” Now what?

 

Receive two CEU Credits for completing this seminar!

PROVIDER: 0003661

CILB COURSE: 0010788

ECLB COURSE: 0800770