Florida Construction Resources
GOOD-TO-KNOW POINTS REGARDING (I) MILLER ACT PAYMENT BONDS AND (II) PAYMENT BOND SURETY COMPELLING ARBITRATION
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General Contractors Mechanic's Lien Information for Residential projects
Preliminary Notice Information (Pre-lien, 20 day Notice, etc.)
|Notice Name||Required to secure future lien rights?||Timeframe information|
|Notice to Owner||No; however, may be sent & is good for informational purposes.|
Mechanic's / Materialmen's Lien
|Notice of Intent Required?||Timeframe to file a Mechanic's / Materialmen's Lien|
|No||90 days after last providing material or labor; howevever, must be completed by an attorney -- strict timelines --|
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