Posts Tagged ‘seattle lien law’

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[...]

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[...]

June 16th, 2011 - 2:01 pm § in Case Law, Construction News, Liens & UCC, Litigating Your Lien

Williams v. Athletic Field: Hugely Important Lien Case Argued Before Supreme Court

  ***UPDATE: The oral argument for this case can now be found on the web at TVW. You can watch the one hour of argument by following this link. Congratulations to attorneys Kirk Wines, Mike Grace, Klaus Snyder, Rick Spoonemore, Todd Hayes and Robert Sargent for excellent argument.*** Well, it f[...]