Legal Survival Tip in Today's Construction Industry: Serve a Stop Notice


Most contractors and material suppliers are familiar with the protections afforded by California’s mechanic’s lien law on private works of improvement, however, many are not as familiar with the stop notice remedy. Any claimant who has mechanic’s lien rights also has stop notice rights. In today’s real estate and economic rollercoaster, it is vital that contractors and material suppliers pursue all available avenues of recovery, especially the stop notice, which can be a more effective weapon than a mechanic’s lien.

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Published In: Business Organization Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, General Business Updates, Construction Updates, Residential Real Estate Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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