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Construction Lien Law

Exercise your lien rights and be prepared for any legal battles on the horizon - Don't be caught off guard! Construction liens and bonds are two of the murkiest areas of the law for owners, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. Handling construction payment disputes in Florida can be a turbulent process, but armed with the necessary legal knowledge, you can successfully manage even the most complex and costly situation. Purchase these reference materials and learn strategies for tackling lien and bond issues for private and public projects. Owners will learn how to protect property from unwarranted liens - and what steps to take if they do arise. Contractors, subcontractors and suppliers will learn how to efficiently collect payment for work performed or supplies provided. And if you're an attorney, you'll find out how to succeed in the litigation and foreclosure of construction liens. Benefits for You •Correctly identify what property is subject to a lien and who is entitled to recover payment •Avoid courtroom hassles and costs by taking advantage of dispute resolution options •Escape the dangers of filing a fraudulent lien •Navigate the practices and procedures of construction bonds Learning Objectives •You will be able to review contract-related lien claims. •You will be able to recognize pitfalls related to construction liens. •You will be able to discuss claims avoidance. •You will be able to describe the construction contract prompt payment law.

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Agenda

This seminar will be presented by Melinda S. Gentile, Esq., Adam P. Handfinger, Esq. and Gary M. Stein, Esq.
Overview of Contract-Related Lien Claims
  • Who Is Eligible to Claim a Lien and How to Perfect a Lien
  • Defining What Property Is Subject to Lien
  • Fraudulent Liens and Criminal Liability
  • Notice of Commencement
  • Owner, Lender, General Contractor – Who's the Real Interested Party?
  • Lender Responsibility and Lender Liability Under the Lien Law
Construction Liens – Pitfalls and Problem Areas
  • Notice of Contest of Lien – F.S. 713.22
  • Order to Show Cause – F.S. 713.21
  • Liens With Respect to Subdivision Improvements – F.S. 713.04
  • Request for Sworn Statement of Account and Demand for Copy of Contract – F.S. 713.16
  • Request for List of Subcontractors – F.S. 713.165
  • Application of Money to Materials Account – F.S. 713.14
  • Owner's Obligation to Make Proper Payments
Construction Contract Prompt Payment Law - F.S. 715.12
  • What Is It and When Does It Apply?
  • How to Use It
Construction Bonds – Practice and Procedures
  • Statutory Payment Bonds (Private Projects)
  • Florida Public Work Bonds (Little Miller Act) – F.S. 255.05
  • Federal Public Work Bonds (Miller Act)
  • Common-Law Payment and Performance Bonds
Claims Avoidance and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Claims Recognition and Avoidance
  • Nonlitigation Avoidance
  • Litigation
Panel Discussion
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Gary M. Stein, Esq. – Moderator

Peckar & Abramson

  • Partner in the law firm of Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
  • Practices in construction and real property disputes
  • Represents owners, developers, general contractors and subcontractors in the litigation, arbitration and mediation of construction and design defect claims, and contract claims
  • Negotiates and prepares construction documents and related matters
  • Lectured before various professional groups and has written articles on construction-related matters in various publications
  • J.D. degree, University of Miami; B.A. degree, University of Florida

Melinda S. Gentile, Esq.

Peckar & Abramson

  • Partner in the law firm of Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
  • Expertise in all aspects of construction law and construction dispute resolution
  • Recognized by Chambers USA and Florida Super Lawyers
  • Certified specialist in construction law by The Florida Bar
  • Graduate, Avila College, Florida International University and Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]

Adam P. Handfinger, Esq.

Peckar & Abramson

  • Attorney with Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
  • Focuses on commercial litigation matters representing construction professionals
  • Wrote several articles and frequent lecturer at seminars on construction-related topics
  • J.D. degree, Emory University School of Law; M.B.A. degree, Emory University Goizueta School of Business; B.S. degree in finance, with highest honors, University of Florida
  • Can be contacted at 954-764-5222 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 383555
Published 2011
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