Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog


Happy Holidays

Posted in Uncategorized by Blue Blog on the December 19th, 2014

During this special holiday season, the attorneys and staff of the Cobb Law Group would like to take this opportunity to thank our clients, friends, colleagues, and vendors for their support. We truly believe that our clients are among the finest construction professionals in the country, and it’s their hard work and their integrity which
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FREE Calendar Wheel Giveaway

Posted in Filing Materialmen's Liens,Materilamen's Liens,Payment Bonds,Uncategorized by Blue Blog on the February 27th, 2014

Construction projects are all about deadlines–30 days, 60 days, 90 days…..You’re always calculating when you will start or complete your work during a project. And, have you ever finished a project and when payment is slow, you want to know the deadline before your ability to file a payment bond or materialmen’s lien expires?  Affidavits
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Cobb Law Group Joins Construction Suppliers Association

Posted in Honors & Awards,Uncategorized by Blue Blog on the October 21st, 2013

The Cobb Law Group is pleased to announce that it recently became a member of the Construction Suppliers Association. The Construction Suppliers Association (CSA) is a trade association working for–and advocating on behalf of–independent material suppliers throughout Georgia and Alabama.  According to its website, “The association serves as the voice of its members to state
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Georgia’s Lien Statute Amendment Signed by Governor Deal

Posted in Current Legal Issues,Uncategorized by Blue Blog on the May 10th, 2013

by Mark Cobb We are excited to report that earlier this week, Georgia’s Governor Nathan Deal signed HB 434 into law thereby amending our state’s lien statute to allow lien claimants to include the amount due and owing the lien claimant under the terms of an express or implied contract, subcontract, or purchase order as
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Update on Georgia’s Lien Law and HB 434

Posted in Current Legal Issues,Uncategorized by Blue Blog on the March 19th, 2013

(UPDATED MAY 9, 2013)  GOVERNOR SIGNED HB 434 INTO LAW; click here for more information! (UPDATED APRIL 10, 2013) TO SEE THE LATEST INFORMATION ON THE PENDING CHANGES TO GEORGIA’S LIEN LAWS, PLEASE SEE OUR FOLLOW-UP BLOG ENTRY BY CLICKING HERE. As the current session of the Georgia legislature winds down, we want to send
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A Warning to Architects & Builders About Design Changes

Posted in Contractor Liability,Current Legal Issues,Uncategorized by Blue Blog on the March 18th, 2013

by Mark A. Cobb Our construction law colleagues at Kaplin Stewart maintain a very good Pennsylvania construction law blog, and a recent posting by them gives a very important warning to architects, engineers and builders who consider cutting corners to save money.  Apparently, an owner/designer of luxury house in Hollywood Hills, California has been charged
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Georgia Construction Law Blog Applauded in Local Newspaper

Posted in Uncategorized by Blue Blog on the February 17th, 2013

We are pleased to let our readers know that The Thomasville Townie named our Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond Law blog as one of its favorite local blogs.  Thanks Townie! For those of you who don’t know, The Thomasville Townie is our community’s patron saint of all things good about Thomasville, Georgia.  The Townie keeps
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Georgia Joint Venture Contract Drafting Essentials (PART III)

Posted in Joint Ventures,Uncategorized by Blue Blog on the January 30th, 2013

by Mark A. Cobb In two previous blog installments (click here for Part I, click here for Part II, click here for Part IV, click here  for Park V on remedies and defaults) we began a discussion on key issues in joint venture agreements.  Although, our comments are not limited to construction contracting in Georgia,
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Lien Upheld Against Georgia Development Authority Project

by Mark A. Cobb A recent Georgia Court of Appeals holding may give some subcontractors and suppliers reason to rejoice.  In Pinnacle Props. V, LLC v. Mainline Supply of Atlanta, LLC, 735 S.E.2d 166 (Ga. Ct. App. 2012), the court held that a materialmen’s lien placed against a construction project on a development corporation’s real
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Home Renovations and Exposure to Dangerous Chemicals

Posted in Uncategorized by Blue Blog on the October 30th, 2012

The construction lawyers at the Cobb Law Group welcome guest blogger and health advocate, Brian Turner to our Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog.  He warns about the health and safety concerns that one should keep in mind while doing home renovations or DIY projects as exposure to certain materials can cause harm to
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