Construction Lien Law

Complex Florida Construction Lien Law

Florida has a comprehensive and complex construction lien law. Ansbacher Law helps owners, contractors, and subcontractors navigate theses laws to assure their interests are protected. Services include:

Owners

  • Complete and understand the obligations arising under a notice of commencement.
  • Draft and review contracts to assure compliance with Florida Construction Lien Law, Chapter 713 of the Florida Statutes.
  • Understand and manage the payment process to assure that all payments to contractors are “proper payments” to avoid exposure to double payments should the contractor fail to pay subcontractors or suppliers.
  • Procure payment and performance bonds.
  • Transfer liens to bonds to clear title to property.
  • Defend owners from lien claims.

Contractors

  • Complete and understand the obligations arising under a notice of commencement.
  • Draft and review contracts to assure compliance with Florida Construction Lien Law, Chapter 713 Florida Statutes.
  • Assure compliance with pay requests to avoid delays in owner payments or loss of lien rights.
  • Reviewing and filing of liens or claims against bonds when owners fail to pay.
  • Enforcement of lien rights through legal action.

Schedule a consultation with an attorney at Ansbacher Law by calling at 904-737-4600.

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