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The Silicon Valley Chapter presents:
Fundamentals (and Nuances) of Mechanic’s Liens, Stop Payment Notices, and Payment Bond Claims
William K. Hurley, Esq.
Miller, Morton Caillat & Nevis
Presenter Bill Hurley has more than thirty years of construction law experience, with an emphasis in representing commercial general contractors in all facets of private and public construction. Mr. Hurley also has extensive experience representing clients in state courts, at arbitration tribunals such as the American Arbitration Association and in private mediation. He also provides mediation and arbitration services. Mr. Hurley is an AV® Preeminent™-rated attorney, the highest rating of professionalism and ethics available from Martindale-Hubbell. He has been selected as a Northern California Super Lawyer by the publishers of Law and Politics and San Francisco Magazine each year from 2008 to 2015.
•PRELIMINARY NOTICES – is your proof of notice declaration correct? Is your form correctly filled out? What should you do if you don’t have lender information? What steps should you take if the certified mailing is returned to you? When a large change order is signed, should you update your preliminary notice?
•MECHANIC’S LIENS – have the laws changed? How long before a lien is recorded should you serve the owner with notice of your lien? Have you prepared a proper affidavit regarding service? What if the affidavit wasn’t included with your lien? You’ve been asked to hold off on filing suit to enforce your lien rights and the owner says he/she will extend your time – should you agree?
•STOP PAYMENT NOTICES – are they effective on private works? How can you best leverage a stop payment notice on a private job without a bond? When is a stop payment notice bond needed/not needed for private works? Learn how to navigate the array of filing deadlines
•PAYMENT BOND CLAIMS – when is a preliminary notice needed? Without a preliminary notice, under what circumstances is your claim valid? When should you file a notice of claim with the surety?
February 15, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Holiday Inn (408) 453-6200
1350 N. First St., San Jose
CFMA Members: $50
At the Door: $80