Florida Statute 713.06

  • CONTRACTOR’S SHOULD NOT FORGET TO SERVE CONTRACTOR’S FINAL PAYMENT AFFIDAVIT

    … to dismissal of the contractor’s foreclosure lawsuit.” Puya, 902 So.2d at 974. See also Nichols v. Michael D. Eicholtz, Enterprise, 750 So.2d 719 (Fla. 5th DCA 2000) (affirming trial court’s dismissal of lien foreclosure action where contractor failed to properly provide contractor’s final payment affidavit). Please contact David Adelstein at dadelstein@gmail.com or (954) 361-4720 if you have questions or would like more information regarding this article. You can follow David Adelstein on Twitter @DavidAdelstein1. …

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  • OWNER REQUESTING PROGRESS PAYMENT AFFIDAVITS FROM CONTRACTOR

    … expired shall be entitled to be paid by the owner because he or she is listed in an affidavit furnished by the contractor under subparagraph (c)1. One reason an owner should want to comply with these provisions in Florida’s Lien Law and request a progress payment affidavit is to safeguard what is known as the proper payments defense. Under…

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