Carlsbad Extra Work Claims Lawyers
Carlsbad and Sacramento Construction Law Attorneys
The construction law lawyers at Weule & Ballard, APC handle non-payment matters that arise in both public and private works construction projects. These issues may include an owner failing to pay for recognized extra work or failing to recognize extra work under the terms of a contract, an owner failing to pay a prime contractor for work and materials incorporated into the project, or non-payment to subcontractors or material suppliers by a prime contractor.
Under California construction law the remedies available to prime contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers to resolve non-payment disputes include the following:
Public Works Projects:
Stop notice filings with the owner / agency and litigation to enforce; and
Payment bond claims and litigation to enforce.
Private Works Projects:
Mechanics lien claims against the subject property, as provided for by the California Constitution, and litigation to enforce; and
Bonded stop notice filing with the lender for the private construction project and litigation to enforce.
In addition to the above listed remedies, depending on the party enforcing its payment rights, there may also be prompt payment statutory penalties.
Whatever the non-payment dispute that exists, Weule & Ballard, APC understands the procedures in place under California law to enforce these remedies, and has extensive experience in defending its clients' rights and financial interests.