Protecting Your Rights

Cristal | Hanenian is committed to protecting the rights of contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers. As a contractor or supplier, you have a right to place a lien on the property of an owner who has refused or failed to make payment for your services.

Cristal Hanenian helps clients perfect liens for the value of the work and material costs, enforce liens and pursue compensation through foreclosure, litigation and judicial sales.

Construction liens are governed by Florida’s “Construction Lien Law”, Chapter 713 et seq. Failure to strictly comply with statutory notice and recording requirements could impair your right to secure a construction lien.

This firm also defends property owners against construction lien claims.

  • Construction Lien claims and defense
  • Construction Lien Foreclosures
  • Mechanic’s Liens
  • Subcontractor Lien claims
  • Issues pertaining to payment or Construction Litigation
  • Payments and Performance Bond claims and defense
  • Contractor/subcontractor disputes
  • Owner/contractor disputes
  • Property Damage claims

We prepare all lien and bond documents including the Notice to Owner, Claim of Lien, Contractor’s Final Payment Affidavit, Notice of Contest of Lien, Notice to Contractor, Notice of Non-Payment, Request for Sworn Statement of Account, partial and final release of lien, and partial and final payment applications.