Privity

The doctrine of privity in the common law of contract provides that a contract cannot confer rights or impose obligations arising under it on any person or agent except the parties to it.The premise is that only parties to contracts should be able to sue to enforce their rights or claim damages as such. However, the doctrine has proven problematic due to its implications upon contracts made for the benefit of third parties who are unable to enforce the obligations of the contracting parties.
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  • 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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