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Florida Construction Licensing – Qualifying an Additional Business

By Christopher M. Cobb December 22, 2020 Posted in Construction Law

In Florida, a construction license is given to an individual and not a business organization. If a business organization is not qualified and enters into contracts for the improvement of real property, it may be engaged in unlicensed activity.  To avoid this, construction licensees should understand the means and methods […]

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Florida’s Construction Lien Laws: Final Payment Affidavit

By James M. Gonzalez and Jessica Cappock November 10, 2020 Posted in Construction Law

In the final segment of this series we highlight an often-forgotten step in the procedural process, the Final Payment Affidavit. The Final Payment Affidavit is a sworn statement that serves as a comprehensive outline, issued after completion of a project, to notify the property owner of how much money is still […]

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Florida’s Construction Lien Laws: Owner’s Contest of Lien

By James M. Gonzalez and Jessica Cappock October 27, 2020 Posted in Construction Law

Next in this series, we discuss the owner’s right to contest a Claim of Lien recorded on their property. If a dispute arises regarding the appropriateness or accuracy of a recorded lien, it may be in the property owner’s best interest to file a Notice of Contest of Lien. Recording […]

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Florida’s Construction Lien Laws: A Party’s Right to Information – Statement of Subcontractors

By James M. Gonzalez and Jessica Cappock October 13, 2020 Posted in Construction Law

In this segment of Florida’s Construction Lien Laws, we discuss the property owner’s statutory right to request and the requirement to provide a statement of subcontractors and suppliers. A property owner has an interest in knowing which subcontractors and suppliers are being used by their contractors for improvements to their […]

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