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

    … 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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