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The Construction Subcontract:

23 Provisions That Matter

Level the playing field before you start that next project. Make sure you have the right contract in place to protect your interests.

Learn what you should and shouldn’t agree to, whether you’re the contractor or subcontractor, when it comes to:

  • Scope Of Work
  • Price
  • Payment
  • Time
  • Change Orders
  • Liens
  • Shop Drawings
  • Claims
  • Indemnification
  • Safety
  • Warranties
  • Termination
Written by Alexander Barthet, a Board Certified Construction Law Expert, this ebook is available at no charge.

SINK OR SWIM:

How to Navigate Florida’s Lien Law

When it comes to construction liens, don’t find yourself in deep water without a life line. Knowing the ins and outs of this complex area of the law can allow you to swim ahead of the pack, securing your work and obtaining payments due.

Find the answers to these common questions:

  • Are all improvements lienable?
  • Can you amend your Claim of Lien?
  • Do you have to provide a Final Contractor’s Affidavit?
  • How do you lien a landlord for tenant work?
  • Can a lien be extinguished?
  • Do you always need to send a Notice to Owner?
Written by Alexander Barthet ([email protected]), a Board Certified Construction Law Expert. Order this informative eBook now. It’s free.
The Lien Zone Sink or Swim How to Navigate Florida's Lien Law Ebook

Claim of Lien [FORM]

(Consult an attorney before using this form or relying on this information)   WARNING! THIS LEGAL DOCUMENT REFLECTS THAT A CONSTRUCTION LIEN HAS BEEN PLACED ON THE REAL PROPERTY LISTED HEREIN. UNLESS THE OWNER OF SUCH PROPERTY TAKES ACTION TO SHORTEN THE TIME...

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Contractor’s Final Payment Affidavit [FORM]

(Consult an attorney before using this form or relying on this information)   CONTRACTOR'S FINAL PAYMENT AFFIDAVIT State of Florida, County of _____ Before me, the undersigned authority, personally appeared (name of affiant) , who, after being first duly...

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Demand for Copy of Lease Prohibiting Liens [FORM]

(Consult an attorney before using this form or relying on this information)   Date Via Certified Mail To: Lessor (name and address) Re: Name and Address of Lessee (“Lessee”) Project/Property Address and Legal Description (“Property”) WARNING YOUR FAILURE TO...

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Florida Notice of Commencement Form [ Free Download ]

Why is the notice of commencement form so important in Florida? Without this form an owner could lose certain protections afforded under the construction lien law. For example, payments made after the expiration of the notice of commencement or without the notice...

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Notice of Bond [FORM]

(Consult an attorney before using this form or relying on this information)   NOTICE OF BOND To (Name and Address of Lienor) You are notified that the claim of lien filed by you on _____, _____, and recorded in Official Records Book _____ at page _____ of the...

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Notice of Contest of Claim Against Payment Bond [FORM]

(Consult an attorney before using this form or relying on this information)   NOTICE OF CONTEST OF CLAIM AGAINST PAYMENT BOND To (Name and Address of Lienor) You are notified that the undersigned contests your notice of nonpayment, dated _____, _____, and...

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Notice of Contest of Lien [FORM]

(Consult an attorney before using this form or relying on this information) NOTICE OF CONTEST OF LIEN To (Name and Address of Lienor) You are notified that the undersigned contests the claim of lien filed by you on _____, (year) , and recorded in _____ Book _____,...

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Notice of Nonpayment [FORM]

(Consult an attorney before using this form or relying on this information)   NOTICE OF NONPAYMENT To: (name of contractor and address) (name of surety and address) The undersigned lienor notifies you that: 1. The lienor has furnished (describe labor,...

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Notice to Contractor [FORM]

(Consult an attorney before using this form or relying on this information)   NOTICE TO CONTRACTOR Date To (name of contractor) The undersigned notifies you that he or she has furnished or is furnishing (services or materials) for the improvement of the real...

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Notice to Owner [FORM]

(Consult an attorney before using this form or relying on this information)   WARNING! FLORIDA'S CONSTRUCTION LIEN LAW ALLOWS SOME UNPAID CONTRACTORS, SUBCONTRACTORS, AND MATERIAL SUPPLIERS TO FILE LIENS AGAINST YOUR PROPERTY EVEN IF YOU HAVE MADE PAYMENT IN...

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Request for Sworn Statement of Account to Lienor [FORM]

(Consult an attorney before using this form or relying on this information)   REQUEST FOR SWORN STATEMENT OF ACCOUNT WARNING: YOUR FAILURE TO FURNISH THE REQUESTED STATEMENT, SIGNED UNDER OATH, WITHIN 30 DAYS OR THE FURNISHING OF A FALSE STATEMENT WILL RESULT...

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Request for Sworn Statement of Account to Owner [FORM]

(Consult an attorney before using this form or relying on this information)   REQUEST FOR SWORN STATEMENT OF ACCOUNT WARNING: YOUR FAILURE TO FURNISH THE REQUESTED STATEMENT WITHIN 30 DAYS OR THE FURNISHING OF A FALSE STATEMENT WILL RESULT IN THE LOSS OF YOUR...

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Waiver and Release of Lien Upon Final Payment [FORM]

(Consult an attorney before using this form or relying on this information)   WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIEN UPON FINAL PAYMENT The undersigned lienor, in consideration of the final payment in the amount of $__________, hereby waives and releases its lien and...

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