Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog


Kindness Can Hurt your Claim of Lien

Posted in General Contractor Info,Good Business Practices,Materilamen's Liens by Blue Blog on the August 16th, 2016

by Mark A. Cobb Often, we develop blog articles based upon recent client inquiries, and lately, we have had the same issue arise repeatedly–how should a contractor deal with discounts! Discounts can be a great way to encourage business, they can be a great way to reward your best customers, and they can be a
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Notice of Intent to Lien in Georgia

Posted in Materilamen's Liens,Notices to Owner (NTO's),Preliminary Notice of Lien by Blue Blog on the April 15th, 2016

by Mark A. Cobb Many clients ask about Georgia’s Notice of Intent to File Lien requirements, and there are always surprised to hear the short answer: Georgia does not require any type of Notice of Intent to File Lien. However, the longer answer may provide some helpful insight for a lien claimant getting the money
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Georgia Construction Lawyers to Speak at Seminar

Posted in Current Legal Issues,Honors & Awards,Materilamen's Liens by Blue Blog on the July 20th, 2015

The Cobb Law Group is pleased to announce that construction attorneys Mark Cobb and Christopher Thurman will be presenting at an upcoming seminar on Georgia construction law. The course is organized by The Seminar Group and is called Construction Law in Georgia. It will be held on October 1, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. This programs
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How Can Georgia’s Mechanics Lien Law Help Me?

Posted in Filing Materialmen's Liens,Materilamen's Liens by Blue Blog on the May 26th, 2015

by Mark A. Cobb Since 1992, our construction law firm has been working with contractors, subcontractors and materialmen to help get them paid by using the advantages established under Georgia’s Mechanics and Materialman’s Lien Law Statutes. From time-to-time, we like to remind our readers of some of the advantages of this law, and offer practical
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Download Free Guide to Georgia Mechanics Liens for Suppliers

The Cobb Law Group is pleased to announce the publication of its latest handbook–the Georgia Material Supplier Collection Handbook! This long-overdue collection guide will help credit managers, business owners, and material owners collect the money they are owed on construction projects in Georgia by providing essential tips for filing and enforcing mechanics and materialman’s liens,
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Mark Cobb Named Editor of 50-State Lien Law Book

Posted in Honors & Awards,Materilamen's Liens by Blue Blog on the March 3rd, 2015

The American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law recently chose Georgia construction attorney, Mark Cobb, as an editor of a new book to be published. This book will be a practical, legal guide to the mechanics and materialmen’s lien law statutes of the fifty states; and, it’s purpose will be to provide attorneys (and others)
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Cobb to Speak at CSA Roundtable

Posted in Creditors' Rights,Honors & Awards,Materilamen's Liens by Blue Blog on the November 4th, 2014

We are happy to announce that Mark Cobb will be speaking on creditors rights to a group of lumber and building supply owners at a roundtable forum sponsored by the Construction Suppliers Association (CSA) on Monday, November 10, 2014 and hosted by Fuller Building Supply Company. Mark will be discussing several topics related to material
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Contracts, Nonpayment and Georgia Liens

Posted in Materilamen's Liens by Blue Blog on the August 6th, 2014

Mark Cobb is excited about speaking to Atlanta architects and engineers at a Construction Law continuing education seminar sponsored by HalfMoon Education.  Mark is speaking on IMPROVING THE PROJECT OUTCOME WITH ACCURATE AND EFFECTIVE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTING in which he will address the basics of general contract law, the unique aspects of construction contracts and how
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Why Filing a Lien Can Help a Subcontractor of Supplier Get Paid

Posted in Materilamen's Liens,Payment Bonds,Practical Tips by Blue Blog on the June 23rd, 2014

In the big, legal field of “commercial collections” there is seldom good news.  Even rarer, there is seldom a big benefit to help you get paid.  Commercial collections for the construction industry, however, is different–there is some good news and there are some BIG, effective strategies to help you get paid . . . .
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ABA Publishes Book on Subcontractor Law

Posted in Contracts,Honors & Awards,Materilamen's Liens,Payment Bonds,Subcontractor Law by Blue Blog on the May 30th, 2014

After two years of hard work, we are pleased to announce that Construction Subcontracting: A Comprehensive Practical and Legal Guide has been published by the American Bar Association (“ABA”), and Mark Cobb is pleased to have been one of the contributors to this amazing new resource (and the only participating attorney from Georgia!) Although this
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