Notice Of Commencement

  • 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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  • PROPERLY TERMINATING A NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT

    … the effectiveness of the notice of commencement by recording a notice of termination of the notice of commencement. This is governed by Florida Statute s. 713.132 set forth at the bottom of this article. An owner cannot record a notice of termination of the notice of commencement as a “gotcha” tactic simply because it does not want to pay lienors or wants…

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  • WHAT TO DO IF THE PAYMENT BOND IS NOT RECORDED WITH THE NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT

    … the amended notice is recorded.” Fla.Stat. s. 713.13(5)(b). But, the Amended Notice of Commencement can be used to clarify the omission of the payment bond in the original Notice of Commencement. Please contact David Adelstein at dma@kirwinnorris.com or (954) 759-0026 or (407) 740-6600 if you have questions or would like more information regarding construction liens and payment bonds You can follow David Adelstein on Twitter @DavidAdelstein1 and Facebook at Florida Construction Legal Updates. …

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