Fraudulent Lien

  • CONSULT WITH COUNSEL WHEN PREPARING CONSTRUCTION LIENS

    … serving a Final Contractor’s Payment Affidavit along with the construction lien. Also, sometimes there is value serving a Request for a Sworn Statement of Account along with a lien. Too many times, all of the issues and strategy that goes hand-in-hand with the preparation of a lien is lost when a lienor prepares its own lien. This is why there…

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  • WHAT IS A FRAUDULENT LIEN?

    …, or in connection with a summons to show cause under s. 713.21, or as a counterclaim or cross-claim to any action to enforce or to determine the validity of the lien. The prevailing party in an action under this paragraph may recover reasonable attorney’s fees and costs. If the lienor who files a fraudulent lien is not the prevailing party, the lienor shall…

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