Florida Mechanics Lien Filing “How To”

Florida mechanics lien statutes provide broad mechanics lien rights to contactors, subcontractors and other persons working on a construction project.  The Florida mechanics liens will provide a great benefit to those who know how to use them. In Florida, liens filed on private property or on funds relating to a public project are known as Mechanic’s […]

Florida Mechanics Lien Pre-Notices

Did you know that several states require that a “pre-notice” be provided to the Owner or Contractor prior to a mechanics’ lien filing?  One of those states is Florida.  In Florida, depending on the claimant’s status, a pre-notice may be required.  Subcontractors and sub-subcontractors, including materialmen and suppliers who do not have a contract with the […]

The Ultimate Guide to Sending Preliminary Lien Notices and Notice to Owner

At the beginning of a construction project, paperwork is key. Getting the project contracts reviewed, negotiated and signed are important in ensuring all the project participants understand what work is going to be done and for how much. Other documents, like change order requests, payment requisitions, and certified payroll can be just as important during […]