Complexity and construction typically go hand in hand. Most construction projects involve a wide range of parties that have complex legal relationships with one another. These relationships can give rise to significant legal issues such as those involving:
The drive forces at SGX LAW is to ensure our clients’ success! We provide tailored legal advice and approach to each of our clients because their needs are unique and can’t be resolved with a one size fit all approach. We represent and advise various general contractors, subcontractors, and developers regarding the unique legal issues that arise on construction projects. We serve clients in Broward, Palm Beach, Miami-Dade counties, and throughout the state of Florida.
We understand the legal issues that can greatly impact a business’s ability to achieve its overall goals for the project. Whatever construction law issue your business is facing, lawyer Michael Garcia will work closely with you to resolve it.
Liens are one of the most effective legal mechanisms for addressing payment issues that arise on construction projects. When a contractor properly establishes a lien right on a property, it greatly increases the likelihood of receiving payment because the Property in question can be foreclosed on to collect the outstanding payment.
Florida Statutes Chapter 713 is the state’s lien law. This statute contains rules on a wide range of construction lien issues, including when a contractor has lien rights, how lien rights are perfected, notice to owners, lien recording and lien enforcement. This law also sets a variety of deadlines and time limits regarding liens.
Our firm is very knowledgeable of the rules, deadlines and processes of in Florida’s lien law. We understand the various types of lien issues that can arise in construction projects. When you are facing a construction lien issue, we can explain how the law applies to your situation and what options are available to you. We can also advise you on the option which will suit your needs best.
While we help construction contractors who are seeking to establish, protect or enforce construction lien rights, we also help contractors that have lost out on lien rights understand what alternatives are available for addressing non-payment.