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Utah Oil, Gas, and Mining Lien Laws

Posted February 10, 2014

Utah Oil, Gas, and Mining Lien Laws
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2014 Utah Legislation - House Bill 56:

Posted January 22, 2014

House Bill 56 (HB 56) is a bill being run by Representative McKell, who is an attorney and title officer from Spanish Fork.  In his bill he amends a section of the lien law called the “Abusive Lien Statute”.  This statute has been in law for some time and allows for a person who intentionally files a lien for more than they are owed to be prosecuted and have civil penalties imposed. 
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2014 Utah Construction/Mechanics Lien Legislation

Posted January 15, 2014

A committee of various construction groups, lenders and title companies met throughout the interim to address issues relating to the State Construction Registry and Utah mechanics lien/construction lien law.  As a result of these meetings there will be legislation in the 2014 General Session which will change the process for closing construction loans.
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How to file a Payment Bond Claim for Public Projects in Idaho

Posted December 5, 2013

Property owned by State, Counties, or Cities is considered public projects, and will therefore require a Bond Claim instead of a Lien Claim.
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Idaho Construction Bond Claims

Posted December 5, 2013

If you are a Subcontractor or Supplier who needs to file a Payment Bond Claim in Idaho there are a few unique steps which you need to take.  On public projects you must deliver the Bond Claim Notice to the General Contractor by certified mail with a return receipt requested.
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Acquiring Construction Payment Bond Rights in Wyoming

Posted December 4, 2013

In Wyoming, you need to send the general contractor a notice of your right to make a claim on the bond.  This notice has to be sent to the general contractor by certified mail no later than sixty (60) days after your first work.  If you do not send this notice, you may not have the right to make a claim on the bond.  However, in order for the general contractor to make this notice mandatory, the jobsite must be posted with an advisory to subs and suppliers which states:
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How to file a Wyoming Bond Claim for Public Projects

Posted December 4, 2013

Property owned by Federal, State, County, or City, are considered public projects, and will therefore require a Bond Claim to be filed instead of a Lien Claim.
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Wyoming Construction Payment Bond Claims

Posted December 4, 2013

If you are a Subcontractor or Supplier who needs to file a Payment Bond Claim in Wyoming there are a few unique steps that you need to be aware of to do so.  For instance, Wyoming does not have a specific deadline for you to send the claim to the general contractor or bonding company, but, like other states, the deadline for filing a lawsuit is one (1) year after your last date of work. 
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How to file a Construction Lien in Idaho

Posted November 25, 2013

In Idaho, if you are a general contractor, subcontractor (first and second tier), or material supplier (first and second tier) who is furnishing construction services for private projects, you need to obtain the following information about the construction project in order to file a construction lien:
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Idaho Construction Lien Law: Idaho Mechanics Lien Notice

Posted November 25, 2013

In Idaho, if you are a contractor, subcontractor (first and second tier), and material supplier (first and second tier) who is furnishing construction services for private project, you are not required to provide any Preliminary Notice, Notice of Right to Claim Lien, or Notice of Intent to Lien.  Such a notice can be sent as a courtesy; however, it is not required.
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Wyoming Construction Lien Law: Wyoming Mechanics Lien Notice

Posted November 8, 2013

In Wyoming, contractors and suppliers have several requirements in order to obtain and enforce construction lien rights. First, contractors and suppliers are required to provide property owners with a preliminary notice:
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