Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog


Criminal Sanctions–A Warning to Georgia Contractors and Subcontractors!

Posted in Criminal Issues & Sanctions by Administrator on the May 29th, 2012

Did you know that it can be illegal for a contractor or subcontractor on a Georgia construction project to accept payment for work on the project if they do not, in turn, pay their suppliers and laborers?  That’s true, according to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.);  in fact it’s a felony if the
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Payment Bond Claims on Privately Owned Construction Projects in Georgia

Posted in Materilamen's Liens,Payment Bonds,Public Works Projects by Administrator on the May 17th, 2012

You probably know that payments bonds are a great way to increase the likelihood of getting paid for the work you perform or the materials you supply on Federal, state and local government projects in Georgia.  But, did you know that private construction projects can also have payment bonds? Public Works Projects and Payment Bonds:
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Cutting Construction Costs

Posted in Miscellaneous,Practical Tips by Administrator on the May 15th, 2012

Today, the Cobb Law Group is pleased to welcome a guest post from a consultant to the construction industry; we hope that you will leave us comments and feedback regarding this article! During tough economic times, cost-cutting is essential in order to stay competitive. However, if done the wrong way, cost-cutting can have a detrimental
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Payment Bond Claims on Public Works Projects in Georgia

Posted in Government Contracting,Payment Bonds,Public Works Projects by Administrator on the May 10th, 2012

The pundits continue to debate the state of the economy, but since we represent so many construction professionals, we are able to notice trends pretty quickly ourselves.  To no one’s surprise, government contracting work has increased, and this has given much-needed work to subcontractors, and suppliers in Georgia.  Many clients who had stayed away from
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