Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog


Georgia School Projects–Make Your Claim against the Surety Now!

Posted in Government Contracting,Little Miller Act,Payment Bonds by Blue Blog on the August 24th, 2012

Since the school projects throughout Georgia are finishing up, we are noticing that some of our clients who furnished labor or materials on Georgia public school projects are calling us to say that they are not being paid.  Fortunately for them, there is usually a payment bond covering the school project which helps guarantee that
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Don’t Let your Georgia Lien Expire!

Posted in Materialmen's Lien (enforcement),Materilamen's Liens,Notice of Action by Blue Blog on the August 17th, 2012

Many subcontractors and material suppliers mistakenly think that once they have filed their Claim of Lien in Georgia, that is all they have to do.   That’s not correct. Assuming you have a valid Georgia mechanic or materialmen’s lien, the lien is good for one year from the date the lien is filed.  In order to
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Help Us Get Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Blog in Top 100!

Posted in Miscellaneous by Blue Blog on the August 15th, 2012

Dear Faithful Readers, Every year, the American Bar Association publishes its list of the Top 100 legal blogs (affectionately referred to as a bLAWg) in the country.  Law firms are not allowed to nominate themselves, but we can direct our readers to the nomination link.  So, here’s your chance to nominate our Georgia Construction, Lien
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Big Changes for Contractors Coming August 15 through the SBA’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program!

Posted in Bid Bonds,Current Legal Issues,Payment Bonds by Blue Blog on the August 8th, 2012

by:  Cobb Law Group It’s coming soon!  August 15 is a big day for small construction contractors and subcontractors!  According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program, smaller construction contractors will have improved access to bonds. First, there is a new, streamlined application process which simplifies the existing SBG program paperwork for
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Payment Bonds on Private Sector Construction Projects in Georgia (how to recover more money)

Posted in Payment Bonds,Practical Tips by Administrator on the August 3rd, 2012

by Mark A. Cobb Cobb Law Group Most credit professionals involved in the construction industry understand the general rule that there are unique remedies for non-payment issues on Georgia construction projects.  Furthermore, they understand that filing and perfecting payment bond claims and materialmen’s liens are among the most useful tools to ensure payment on bad
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