Pay When Paid – What is it?

Pay When Paid – What is it?
Florida Construction Law

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It is customary for general contractors to include pay when paid clauses in their contracts, attempting to limit any requirement on their part to pay their subcontractors until they’ve received payment from the project’s owner. On this episode, Alex explains what a pay-when-paid clause is and how to best deal with it.

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