Wilcox County, Georgia is a county lush with natural beauty and unspoiled countryside. Although its population may be on the smaller side, construction industry professionals needn’t worry about finding quality legal representation in the area. The construction lawyers of the Cobb Law Group have multiple offices, and we serve all of Abbeville and Wilcox County from our South Georgia Office.
Why Would Wilcox County, Georgia Need Construction Attorneys?
There are two main reasons why clients contact about their work in Wilcox County:
1.The first group of clients are not based Wilcox County; instead, they may be in a neighboring area, from Florida or Alabama or even shipping product from somewhere else in the country. They are supplying construction materials, rental equipment, construction related services such as architectural or engineering drawings, or labor to a construction project located in Abbeville or elsewhere in Wilcox County. These clients frequently have two questions for us:
- I’m about to or currently supplying materials, services or labor on a construction project and what do I need to do to protect my right to receive payment?
- I have already supplies materials, services or labor on a project, but I haven’t received payment, what rights do I have?
2.The second group of clients who contact us are quality contractors and specialty trade subcontractors who are based in Abbeville or somewhere else in Worth County. Some of their frequent legal needs include:
- drafting, negotiation or interpretation of construction contracts
- construction mediation or arbitration
- construction delays or contract breeches
- they have not received payment for their services, supplies or materials
- they need to file a materialmen’s lien
- they need to file a claim under the Miller Act (on a Federal project) or the Little Miller Act (for State of Georgia or local municipality public works projects)
Regardless why they contact us, our attorneys and staff can help them. We have over 23 years of experience filing materialman’s liens and making payment bond claims, and we can help our clients exercise their rights to be paid for their work! If you are looking for an experienced, Georgia construction lawyer to help you enforce your lien or bond rights or help you with any construction law or licensure issues, please contact us today.
Pursuant to Georgia’s Materialmen’s Lien Laws, every construction lien is filed in the county where the project is located; thus, if you worked on a project in Wilcox County, then your lien will be filed with the Clerk of the Superior Court at the Wilcox County Courthouse. The following information may be useful:
Listed below is contact information for the Wilcox County Clerk of Court for any questions you may have prior to contacting a lawyer (please note this information may change without notice):
Clerk of Court’s Address:
Wilcox County Superior Court Clerk
ATTN: Materialmen’s Lien Filing Desk
103 N. Broad St.
Abbeville, GA 31001
Clerk of Court’s Telephone Number:
Mechanic’s Lien Filing Fees:
$5.00 for the first page and $2.00 for each additional page
The information contained on this website is for information purposes only; you are directed to consult with your attorney regarding the risks involved in filing mechanics and materialmen’s liens as well as all other aspects of lien filing including, but not limited to proper forms, conditions precedent, legal descriptions, notice requirements, and the statutes of limitations. Nothing contained herein creates an attorney-client relationship between the Cobb Law Group and you. Furthermore, no warranties, expressed or implied, are provided for the data herein, its use or interpretation. Please contact us for further information.