A Subcontractor’s Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Paid Faster

A Subcontractor’s Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Paid Faster

Welcome to a new episode of The Lien Zone Podcast that every subcontractor should tune into – “A Subcontractor’s Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Paid Faster”. This episode provides a roadmap to expedite your payment process and secure your financial interests.

Step 1 – Your Contract:

We start with the foundation of any subcontracting job: your contract. Learn how one change can make a huge difference and what you can do to make your contract work for you, not against you.

Step 2 – Securing Your Lien Rights:

Understand the importance of lien rights and the steps you need to take to secure them. We’ll discuss how to leverage these rights to ensure prompt payment for your services.

Step 3 – Securing Your Bond Rights:

Bond rights can be just as crucial as lien rights. We’ll delve into the process of making a claim on a bond and how it can serve as an additional layer of protection for your payments.

Step 4 – The Right Way to Exchange a Release for a Check:

Finally, we’ll cover the crucial exchange of a release for a check. This step is pivotal in the payment process, and doing it correctly can mean the difference between getting paid now or chasing payments later.

Join us as host Alex Barthet provides actionable advice and tips to help you navigate the payment landscape with greater ease and efficiency. Don’t miss out on this guide that could accelerate your payment timeline and strengthen your bottom line.

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About Alex Barthet

Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering.  He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law firm in Miami, and maintains a construction law blog at www.TheLienZone.com. He can be reached at 305-347-5295 or alex@barthet.com.