Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog


The Basics of Construction Bonding

Posted in Bid Bonds,Payment Bonds,Performand Bonds by Blue Blog on the August 2nd, 2018

When new clients contact us, they frequently have questions regarding bonds used on construction projects; they want to know their rights and obligations under payment bonds and performance bonds.  Sometimes performance or payment bonds are required by law; other times, they are are the option of the project owner or general contract.  Today, we have
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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, 2018

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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Little Miller Act Claims (Payment Bond Claims)

Posted in Little Miller Act,Payment Bonds by Jeff Berman on the May 8th, 2018

When a subcontractor performs quality work or a material supplier provides proper goods to a general contractor, payment is expected.   Non-payment threatens your business, and it is vital that you act upon your remedies as soon as possible.  Federal law requires that payment bonds are posted for most public works projects owned by the Federal
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GA Court Denies Payment Bond Requirement for Cleaning and Maintenance Contract

Posted in Georgia Case Law,Little Miller Act,Payment Bonds by Blue Blog on the May 3rd, 2018

  by Mark A. Cobb A Georgia Court of Appeals recently published its opinion in Board of Regents of the University system of Georgia v. Brooks, and the holding impacts businesses providing janitorial and general maintenance on Georgia’s public buildings. The Background  Facts The Plaintiffs’ employer entered into a maintenance and service contract with Georgia
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Public Project Payment Bonds In Georgia–A PRIMER

Posted in Notices to Owner (NTO's),Payment Bonds by Administrator on the April 5th, 2018

Some of our clients refer to us a Georgia Lien Lawyers.  And, yes, we file a lot of materialmen’s liens throughout the State of Georgia; but that is only part of all that we do.  Another area which keeps us very busy is the filing and prosecuting of payment bonds on behalf of clients.  So,
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4 Types of Georgia Payment Bonds

Posted in Little Miller Act,Miller Act,Payment Bonds,Public Works Projects by Blue Blog on the March 19th, 2018

By:  Mark A. Cobb Making a payment bond claim (i.e., a claim against the surety bond) in Georgia may be difficult unless you realize that there are four different types of payment bonds and that each type of payment bond has its own requirements and its own statutes of limitations. Payment Bonds Help You Get
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Payment Bonds, Bid Bonds & Performance Bonds In GA & AL

Posted in Bid Bonds,Payment Bonds,Performand Bonds by Administrator on the March 9th, 2018

Today, we are giving our staff a break by inviting Kristin Bradley with SuretyBonds.com to write a guest post on the different types of bonds required in Georgia & Alabama.  You know, the legal disclaimer that we have to make….we are not responsible for the contents and claims of this article or the company or
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Common Types of Construction Bond Claims and How Contractors Can Avoid Them

Posted in Little Miller Act,Miller Act,Payment Bonds by Blue Blog on the July 28th, 2016

Today’s blog is written by guest author, Todd Bryant who is the president and founder of Bryant Surety Bonds, and he helps contractors get bonded and start their business. There are various reasons for construction bond claims to arise. Many of these are due to contractors not being careful enough with their finances, the management
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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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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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