Today’s guest post is by Dan Douglass, a fellow construction partner  in the Construction Service Group at Stites & Harbison PLLC.  He is listed in the 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 Georgia Super Lawyers magazine and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2009-2011) for Construction Law.

In these difficult economic times, lien rights are even more

In the weeks leading up to the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry’s annual meeting in Austin, Texas, a number of construction attorneys and I were feverishly reviewing submissions for Division 10’s annual Construction Law Update.  The document is a compilation of cases and legislation affecting the construction industry.  The updates are provided throughout the

As you may be aware, one of the greatest risks on a construction project involves the payment process. Particularly in these economic hard times, a contractor and its subcontractors and suppliers expect to be paid on a timely basis once the work has been performed.
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