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Quick Action Is Critical When An Owner Contests Your Mechanics Lien

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

If you have ever experienced problems getting payment on a Florida construction project, you always know that you have your mechanics lien rights to fall back on. In the majority of disputes, preparing and recording the proper paperwork will be sufficient. You might have to resort to litigation to enforce your lien if you… Read More »

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5 Ways a Mechanic’s Lien Ensures You Get Paid

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Any business owner may encounter hassles in getting paid for the services or products provided to another company, and these disputes often end up in breach of contract litigation. However, if you work in the Florida construction industry, you have an edge under state law: The statute on construction liens outlines a process through… Read More »

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Construction Liens and Deficiency Judgments

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

When a contractor or subcontractor does not get paid, there is likely to be a legal proceeding involving a construction lien. The unpaid contractor who holds the lien may foreclose on the property. And even then, they may still go after the project owner or general contractor for any remaining unpaid balance. Unpaid Subcontractor… Read More »

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How Does Interest Work on a Florida Construction Lien?

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

No Florida contractor wants to file a construction lien. But sometimes this is a necessary step to receive payment from a delinquent homeowner. And if it becomes necessary to foreclose on a construction lien, it is critical for you as the contractor to carefully understand the terms of your contract with the delinquent property… Read More »

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When Is a Construction Lien Considered “Fraudulent” Under Florida Law?

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

A construction lien is an important legal tool that assists contractors in collecting money for labor, services and materials furnished directly against the owner of a project. Such liens effectively give the contractor a claim against the property itself. And in some cases, the contractor may be forced to foreclose upon the lien, thereby… Read More »

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