Florida Construction Bond Lawyer

Florida Construction Bond Lawyer is my blog that focuses on bond rights and lien rights.

 

As a subcontractor or supplier, it is important to preserve your lien rights by serving a Notice to Owner within 45 days from initial furnishing.  If you are a supplier of specially fabricated materials, the Notice to Owner must be … Continue reading
Author: David Adelstein
Posted: May 20, 2018, 11:25 pm
If you are working on a federal government construction project as a subcontractor or supplier, you know (hopefully!) about the Miller Act.  You also know (hopefully!) that a prime contractor’s Miller Act payment bond is an avenue to pursue payment … Continue reading
Author: David Adelstein
Posted: April 15, 2018, 4:25 pm
Ebooks are great resources to quickly and efficiently learn about a subject area.  They can provide the nuts and bolts about an issue to give you the high and material points about that issue.   If you are interested in … Continue reading
Author: David Adelstein
Posted: April 13, 2018, 10:48 am
I had a contractor with a construction lien call me up the other day wanting to take action on its lien. However, I could not assist this contractor with its lien.  The lien expired by operation of law…for two different … Continue reading
Author: David Adelstein
Posted: March 31, 2018, 8:32 pm
I have had a few cases as of late representing an owner where the contractor in direct privity of contract with the owner failed to serve its contractor’s final payment affidavit on the owner prior to foreclosing on its construction … Continue reading
Author: David Adelstein
Posted: March 25, 2018, 10:36 pm
For construction liens to be valid, the lien must be recorded within 90 days from the lienor’s last day performing work–this is known as the lienor’s final furnishing date.   A lienor’s final furnishing date is largely a factual based … Continue reading
Author: David Adelstein
Posted: March 18, 2018, 1:00 pm
Recently, I have been involved in more than a few matters where a party failed to preserve their construction lien rights or payment bond rights, as applicable to the project.  Why?  Failing to properly preserve lien or payment bond rights … Continue reading
Author: David Adelstein
Posted: March 9, 2018, 11:14 pm
I receive numerous calls from owners that have a construction lien recorded against their property.  Of course, in most instances, the owner disputes the lien amount and, in fact, the lien in its entirety.  This is ok. The owners are … Continue reading
Author: David Adelstein
Posted: February 11, 2018, 2:21 pm
As a general contractor, if you receive a notice of nonpayment from a claimant that is preserving its rights under your payment bond, you can record a Notice of Contest of Claim Against Payment Bond.  This is similar to a … Continue reading
Author: David Adelstein
Posted: January 27, 2018, 11:04 pm
I was hired to perform or furnish labor, services, or materials for a construction project.  Do I have construction lien rights?  It is a pretty important question, right?  I think so! If I have lien rights then I need to … Continue reading
Author: David Adelstein
Posted: November 11, 2017, 11:17 am