Do I Need a Contract to File a Lien?

Do I Need a Contract to File a Lien?
Florida Construction Law

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The answer is no, but actually recovering money could be harder than you realize. While you still have lien rights proving your case might be difficult. On this episode, Alex goes over what your options are and explains the importance of having an agreement in place to secure your rights.

Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law firm in Miami, and maintains a construction law blog at He can be reached at 305-347-5295 or