Category Archives: Bond Claims

Reminder: Always Order a Title Search for Your Mechanic’s Lien

Mechanic’s liens are close to my heart as a construction attorney. These powerful tools for collection have been (and likely will be) discussed often here at Construction Law Musings. In fact, they rated their own page here at this little construction blog. While the form for a mechanic’s lien that is found in the Virginia…

Reminder: Don’t Let Holiday Cheer Blow Your Deadlines

Originally posted 2012-12-03 09:00:01. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAs we enter the month of December, thoughts of the holidays start to enter our heads. Holiday music, shopping, smiles and a warm fire tend to take one’s thoughts away from business and toward family. What could go wrong during this chilly, somewhat hectic, but joyful time…

No Setoff Between Bonded and Non-Bonded Projects

Originally posted 2013-09-09 09:00:35. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAs any reader of Construction Law Musings knows, payment bond claims are a big part of my law practice. You have also likely read through the federal cases relating to the Miller Act that you can find here. On trend in these federal cases in the Virginia…

Deadline Nears for “Green Performance Bond” Implementation

Originally posted 2011-06-03 13:56:34. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this weeks Guest Post Friday at Musings, we welcome Surety Bonds.com, a leading online surety provider. SuretyBonds.com specializes in educating current and prospective business owners about local surety requirements. To keep up with surety bond trends, follow and Surety Bonds Insider blog and @suretybond on Twitter….

Payment Bond Claim Notice Requires More than Mailing

It’s been a while since I posted something new relating to Virginia’s “Little Miller Act” and its various notice requirements for a subcontractor to make a payment bond claim. I have posted on the basics of a Virginia payment bond claim previously here at Musings. One of these basics is the 90 day notice requirement…