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Understanding the Basic of Florida's Construction Lien & Bond Laws 

A Prerecorded Webinar Created & Presented by Deborah E. Lawson, CLA
Sponsored by: NACM Tampa Inc

This webinar is designed as an introduction to Florida's Lien Law.
It is a great primer or refresher course on the lien law basics.
It is a benefit for anyone new to the industry or who needs a review.

The total recording is 2 hours & 40 minutes long for a cost of $50.

To view the webinar, click on the "purchase now" link below.
NACMTampa will email you a password and a link that you can click on to view the webinar.
You will have 30 days to view the webinar from the date of purchase.
The recording is the property of NACM Tampa and cannot be shared without express written permission.


Webinar Topics :

    Part I
  • The Law
  • The Pitfalls
  • The Parties and The Chain of Contracts
  • Who Has Lien Rights
  • Who Has Bond Rights and ... Who Doesn't
  • What Public Projects Should Be Bonded
  • Who Should Serve a NTO/NTC and ... Who Doesn't Have To
  • Why You Should Serve a NTO/NTC
  • Who Should You Serve

    Part II
  • "Service" under section 713.18
  • Critical Time Periods
    1. Step #1 - Serving the Preliminary Notice
    2. Step #2 - Recording a Claim of Lien or Serving a Notice of Nonpayment on bonded jobs
    3. Step #3 - Filing Suit
    4. Special Rules Governing Claims for Retainage on Public Projects
    Part III
  • Demands for Sworn Statement of Account
  • Commencement and Termination of Projects
  • Notices of Commencement - Responsibilities of the Parties
  • What Happens If There Is No NOC
  • NOC Exceptions (projects that do not require one)
  • Recorded Payment Bonds
  • The Waiver Game




Guest Speaker
Deborah E. Lawson, CLA

Ms. Lawson is a governmental affairs consultant who lives and works in Tallahassee, Florida.

She has represented NACM before the Florida Legislature since 1994 and actively participates on behalf of NACM in the Construction Coalition.

In addition to her legislative work, Ms. Lawson is a certified legal assistant with over 30 years experience in legal and legislative matters. She owned and managed a notice to owner service and co-authored The Guide to Florida’s Small Claims Court Procedures. She lectures statewide on construction lien law and legislative issues.

Ms. Lawson currently represents NACM Tampa, the NACM-ICPC, and the Florida Roof Deck Association before the Florida Legislature and administrative agencies.

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