Learning Lien Law
This seminar will focus on perfecting lien rights, rights and obligations of both lienors and property owners, prosecuting and defending against lien foreclosure actions, and avoiding pitfalls.
Welcome and Opening Remarks by William J. Cea, Esq., Becker & Poliakoff, P.A., Chair, Construction Law Committee
Establishing a Lien: Who and When? by Richard Chaves, Esq., Ciklin Lubitz* This presentation will cover the basis for liens under applicable statutes, who is entitled to record a lien, and preliminary conditions and deadlines for the lien.
Navigating the Process: by Craig Distel, Esq., McDonald Hopkins, LLC. This presentation will cover the non-judicial aspects of implementing the lien law, including, for example, proper payment and lien releases, contractor affidavits and demands for sworn statements of account available under Chapter 713.
Enforcement, Remedies and Bonds: by Richard Cartlidge, Esq., Mrachek Law* This presentation will focus on the tools that can be utilized by lienors and owners in the prosecution and defense of lien claims. The discussion will focus on the pitfalls that lienors must be prepared for and the defenses that owners have to liens, including those that were otherwise properly perfected.
Bar Association Office
1507 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, FL
Friday, Sept. 28, 2018
8:30 a.m. - Noon