Fraudulent Lien

  • CONSULT WITH COUNSEL WHEN PREPARING CONSTRUCTION LIENS

    … can serve as a lienor’s evidence of good faith to otherwise refute an owner’s fraudulent lien defense/claim. See Iberiabank v. Coconut 41, LLC, 984 F.Supp.2d 1283, 1302 (M.D.Fla. 2013). Further, there is strategy that goes along with preparing a lien. Sometimes, there is value, in the case of a contractor in privity with the owner, with a lienor…

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  • WHAT IS A FRAUDULENT LIEN?

    … What is a fraudulent lien? Just because a construction lien is recorded does not mean the lien is a fraudulent lien. In fact, getting a lien declared a fraudulent lien is not an easy feat. A fraudulent lien is defined in Florida’s Lien Law. Florida Statute s. 713.31(2)(a) states: “Any lien asserted under this part in which the lienor has…

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