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July 18th, 2012 - 10:19 am § in Lien Notice, Liens & UCC, Litigating Your Lien

How To Lose Your Washington Construction Lien, Quickly

  Lien laws are strictly construed. The courts are more than happy to remove them, in order to protect homeowner’s property rights and clean their titles. So, what are a few good ways to be sure to lose that lien? Let’s discuss.[...]

March 22nd, 2012 - 10:27 am § in Lien Notice, Liens & UCC

Save a Legal Fee: Protecting Lien Rights With A Proper Lien Notice

  Liens have always been a hot topic on the blog. For some reason, contractor interest in liens had taken a hit in past year (perhaps because most homes were over-mortgaged). But liens are back with a vengeance, and contractors are stepping up their internal lien procedures to ensure that their[...]

January 9th, 2012 - 9:45 am § in Forms, Lien Notice, Liens & UCC

The Lien Notice: Yes, You Can Pay Twice For Your Construction Work

  What is it about the Holidays that seems to rile up residential disputes? Every year Thanksgiving through New Years, my phone rings off the hook with disputes between contractors and homeowners. End of the year accounting, paying for Christmas gifts, what have you – its a popular time o[...]

November 17th, 2011 - 4:29 pm § in Lien Notice, Liens & UCC, Litigating Your Lien

Time To Revisit The Washington Lien Deadlines

Its that time again – time to brush up on your Washington lien deadlines. Remember, the lien deadlines are important to all of us, whether you are a filer or the recipient of the lien. Consider these deadlines to ensure that your lien is valid.[...]

September 15th, 2011 - 9:40 am § in Construction News, Legislation & Law, Lien Notice, Liens & UCC, Litigating Your Lien

Washington Supreme Court Sides With Lien Claimants in Williams v. Athletic Field

  I’m on the road today, so this post comes via cell phone. That said, there was no way I was going to keep from briefly discussing today’s huge victory for contractors in Williams v Athletic Field.[...]

July 22nd, 2011 - 12:29 pm § in Construction Liability, Lien Notice, Liens & UCC, Managing Risks

Lien Notice in the Mailbox? Prevent Yourself From Paying Twice

  Earlier this week, I discussed what to do when a contractor receives a Notice of Construction Defects. A contractor has to be careful to prevent unnecessary risks that might lead the contractor into a court room. Well, today we discuss another notice that a contractor cannot ignore. If you fa[...]