Lien Worthy Restoration Work

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By Chase B. Ames [email protected] 801.365.1022 In Utah, to lien, you must do more than clean. Restoration contractors often do more than clean up when disaster strikes a home or business. When a restoration contractor physically improves the structure, there may be a basis for a lien against the property. In the Utah Court of Read More

The General Contractor (or Subcontractor) Didn’t Pay My Company—What Interest Rate Applies?

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By Joseph G. Ballstaedt 801-365-1021 [email protected] A general contractor or subcontractor hires your company to do work on a construction project. Your company provides the goods, services, and other work requested and sends an invoice. Weeks pass, and no payment comes. You call about payment, but no payment comes. You send letters, emails, and all Read More

Enforcing Lien Rights in Utah Through a Construction Lien Foreclosure Lawsuit

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By Joseph G. Ballstaedt 801-365-1021 [email protected] As I have explained earlier, liens are automatically created when a worker, contractor, subcontractor, supplier, or other person or entity provides construction services on real property. Although nothing more is required to create this lien, the lien claimant quickly loses the lien forever if he doesn’t take certain steps Read More

Remodeling Your Home? Legal Tips From a Construction Lawyer

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We’ve all heard the horror stories about home remodels gone wrong: contractors who disappear with the check, or the ones who stick around only to leave the house a wreck. Fortunately, you’re not completely helpless when it comes to preventing catastrophes like these. The following are four basic tips for ensuring a smooth process. Make Read More